Sattar Zare : Little known player beyond the Hafizia stadium in his native city Shiraz , until his selection for the Olympic U23 squad.
Zare was drafted to mend the defenses of the Olympic team, after Hossein Faraki took over the coaching job. Along with Zare, Faraki also invited Alavi and the duo did not disappoint. In fact his performance was so solid that Branko invited both the players him to the squad for the game against Jordan in June.
Young and skillful defender who also has tendencies to surge forward to support the offense.