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Iran's Ehsan Hajisafi, right, challenges for a ball with Jose  Vunguidica, left, of Angola during a friendly soccer match between Iran and Angola, in Hartberg, Austria, Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

Iran's Ehsan Hajisafi, right, challenges for a ball with Jose Vunguidica, left, of Angola during a friendly soccer match between Iran and Angola, in Hartberg, Austria, Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

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