CURITIBA, Brazil (AP) _ Nigeria and Iran delivered the first draw of the World Cup on Monday as they ground out a scrappy 0-0 stalemate in their opening match in Group F. The draw at the Arena da Baixada in the southern Brazilian city of Curitiba followed 12 mostly high scoring and attacking games.
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On Friday, WTIC’s Joe D’Ambrosio spoke with former University of Hartford soccer coach Dan Gaspar, who is in Brazil as goalies coach for the Iranian National Team.