Asian Cup analysis

Ghotbi to take leave of beautiful mess

January 21, 2011
By John Duerden
(Archive)
Saturday's quarter-final of the 2011 Asian Cup will mark the end of an era for the team that loses. If South Korea are knocked out then Park Ji-Sung could call it quits as far as his international career is concerned. If Iran end up eliminated then it will be Afshin Ghotbi's last game in charge before he heads to Japanese club Shimizu S-Pulse for a new career.

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