Brazil club opens football school in Iran

Iran Materials 25 February 2011 17:40 (UTC +04:00)

The Football Club Internacional of Brazilian city Limeira, known as Lions of Paulista, will open the football school in Tehran in the nearest future, the chairman of the friendship society "Iran-Brazil" Mir Qassem Momeni was quoted by FARS news agency as saying.

He said that the club will open a school first in the capital. If it operates effectively, schools will be opened in other cities of Iran.

He said that adolescents aged 9-15 interested in football will be admitted. "Every summer they will be sent to Brazil for special courses," he said.