Player Replacement: Iran
Iran replace Sattar ZARE with Moharram NAVIDKIA
FIFA Berlin, 10 June 2006
FIFA has complied with a request from the IR Iran Football Federation to replace player no. 18, Sattar ZARE, who is not fit to participate in the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
He will be replaced by:
Sepahan Isfahan, IRN
Member associations are allowed to replace injured or sick players up to twenty-four hours prior to the team's opening match provided that their medical condition has been ratified by the FIFA Sports Medical Committee.
FIFA Communications Division
Berlin, 10 June 2006