Frazzled Iran coach Queiroz tells media, ‘Why don’t you ask Southgate about Afghanistan?’

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By bne IntelIiNews Frustrating as it might be for those who don’t like the mixing of sport with politics, “Why don’t you ask Southgate about Afghanistan?” threatens to become one of the most memorable lines of the 2022 Fifa World Cup football finals under way in Qatar. Clearly dismayed that politics was again dominating the questions posed by journalists at a pre-match press conference—Iran today (Friday November 25) take on Wales from 10:00 GMT—Iran’s manager, Carlos Queiroz, suggested his fellow managers, such as England’s Gareth Southgate, should also face political questions. Taking a BBC …

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