Iranian star Mehdi Mahdavikia has warned the new national team coach, Mohammed Mayeli Kohan, that he has a big job on his hands.
replaced Ali Daei last week and faces three vital games in charge.
five games in the final round of qualification for the 2010 World Cup, Iran are
struggling with six points.
Mahdavikia played in the latest setback - a 2-1 home
defeat against Saudi Arabia - and, like everyone in the nation, knows that the
upcoming matches in North and South Korea as well as at home to UAE are as
important as they get.
“Iran’s football team is in a bad situation in the qualifiers at the moment.
Hopefully Mayeli Kohan will help the team qualify for the World Cup. He has a
hard job in the three remaining matches,” Mahdavikia said, according to Mehr
“Our main goal is to get good results in the upcoming matches and all of us
must help Mayeli Kohan succeed.”