Memorandum on cooperation with Iran


On Tuesday, 10 October ahead to the friendly match between the national teams of Russia and Iran the Memorandum on cooperation between FUR and the Football Federation of Islamic Republic of Iran was signed in Kazan. The signing ceremony was attended by CEO (General Secretary) Alexander Alaev on behalf of the Football Union of Russia and General Secretary  Mohammad Reza Saket on behalf of Iran.

The agreement is aimed at strengthening and further developing close cooperation as well as knowledge and experience exchange between FUR and FFIRI. The two national associations undertake an obligation to coordinate their efforts on organizing and staging friendly matches of men's teams, women's  teams, youth teams as well as futsal teams of their countries. Joint programs on players' developing and training as well as programs on promoting women's and grassroots football, the cooperation in marketing, sports medicine, technical issues,refereeing and other fields are planned.