FIFA 

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – News – Carlos Queiroz announced as new Colombia manager

The 65-year-old Portuguese coach replaces Jose Pekerman Spent 11 years prior managing IR Iran, which included two World Cup appearances Will make his debut in March during the FIFA window for friendlies The Colombian Football Federation officially announced the appointment of Carlos Queiroz as men’s national team manager on Thursday. The presentation took place at the federation’s headquarters and included a press conference. “For me it’s an honour, and I’m happy to have the trust of the federation,” Queiroz said. “First off, I intend to take care of the great…

Read More
Sports 

Against the odds, Queiroz steers Iran to new heights

SARANSK, Russia (Reuters) – Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has taken three different nations to the World Cup finals but in his current role, he has confronted problems beyond the realm of sports. Soccer Football – World Cup – Group B – Iran vs Spain – Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia – June 20, 2018 Iran coach Carlos Queiroz before the match REUTERS/Toru Hanai The Mozambique-born Portuguese has been hailed as “brilliant” and “difficult”. And he does not mince words himself when talking about others. Iran’s match against Portugal – whom Queiroz…

Read More
Sports 

Iran’s Queiroz slams Nike over World Cup boots

(Reuters) – Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has called on Nike to apologize to his team after the U.S. sportswear firm said it could not supply the players with football boots for the World Cup due to sanctions. Soccer Football – International Friendly – Turkey vs Iran – Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey – May 28, 2018 Iran coach Carlos Queiroz during the match REUTERS/Murad Sezer “US sanctions mean that, as a US company, Nike cannot supply shoes to players in the Iranian National team at this time,” Nike had…

Read More