Above kits: The Iran home and away has the no.2 on the front and rear indicating it was the shirt of forward player Mehdi Mahdavikia, who at the time played for Iranian clubs, Pirouzi Tehran.
Played in Group F, Iran was back after World Cup 1978, Argentina (20 years) and won a prestigious match against USA, but couldn't get through anyway.Iran entered the tournament with a classic PUMA kit. Iran originally wore white and green as their home match kit.Featuring the same basic design as the home kit, saw the red and white as away strip.
Below kits: Iran entered ASIA Cup 98 with the same basic design as World Cup 98. PUMA logos were worn at the base of the new numbers on the back and front shirts.No 18, shirt issued toforward Satar Hamedani.
P W D L Gls Pts
GERMANY 3 2 1 0 6-2 7
YUGOSLAVIA 3 2 1 0 4-2 7
Iran 3 1 0 2 2-4 3
United States 3 0 0 3 1-5 0
Jun 14 St Etienne Yugoslavia v Iran 1-0 (Iran played with Home kits)
Jun 21 Lyon Iran v United States 2-1 (Iran played with Away kits)
Jun 25 Montpellier Germany v Iran 2-0 (Iran played with Away kits)
1 GK Ahmadreza Abedzadeh 2 FW Mehdi Mahdavikia 3 DF Naim Saadavi 4 DF Mohammed Khakpour 5 DF Mohammad Peyravani 6 MD Karim Bagheri 7 MD Alireza Mansourian 8 MD Sirous Din Mohammadi 9 MD Hamid Estili 10 FW Ali Daei 11 FW Khodadad Azizi 12 GK Nima Nakisa 13 DF Ali Latifi 14 DF Nader Mohammadkhani 15 DF Ali Ostadasadli 16 DF Reza Shahroudi 17 MD Javad Zarincheh 18 FW Satar Hamedani 19 FW Behnam Seraj 20 DF Mehdi Pashazadeh 21 MD Mehrdad Minavand 22 GK Parviz Boromand
Coach: Jalal Talebi