TEHRAN, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Iran national soccer team head coach Carlos Queiroz said Monday that the friendly match against Uzbekistan will be very useful since the Asian team have changed into a strong team under Hector Cuper, Tehran Times daily reported.
Iran will meet Uzbekistan in Tashkent on Tuesday as preparation for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.
"We will play against a strong and well organized team who takes advantage of good players. I think this will be a great experience for our players in the AFC Asian Cup. It is obvious that under the guidance of Hector Cuper, Uzbekistan is an amazing team," Queiroz said.
"We've started preparations for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. In this match, we will have the opportunity to play with the experienced and the young players," he added.