Tournament hosts Iran, who have won all but one edition of the WAFF Championship, will take on the Palestinians on August 7 before facing AFC Asian Cup 2011 hosts Qatar four days later.
The main change to previous squad call-ups, is the inclusion of Vahid Taleblou.
GK: Seyed Mehdi Rahmati, Ebrahim Mirzapour, Rahman Ahmadi, Vahid Taleblou
Defense: Hossein Kaebi, Seyed Jalal Hosseini, Hadi Aghili, Mohamad Nosrati,Mojtaba Shiri, Mohsen Bengar, Majid Gholamnejad, Satar Zareh, Ali Hamoudi, Ahmad Al Naemeh
Midfield: Ebrahim Sadeghi, Mojtaba Jabari, Milad Zanidpour, Mohamadreza Khalatbari, Ehsan Haj Safi, Hossein Kazemi, Kianoush Rahmati, Gholamreza Rezaei,Mohamad Nouri, Hossein Ebrahimi, Mohamad Parvin
Forward: Mohsen Khalili, Bahman Tahmasebi, Vahid Amraei, Jalal Rafkhaei and Milad Meydavoudi
2008 WAFF Championship – Tehran, Iran
Aug 7 – Jordan v Syria; Iran v Palestine
Aug 9 – Palestine v Qatar; Syria v Oman
Aug 11 – Jordan v Oman; Qatar v Iran
Aug 13 – Semi-finals
Aug 15 – Final