People’s happiness after Iran’s promotion to the World Cup in France

The 1998 FIFA World Cup AFC–OFC qualification play-off was a two-legged home-and-away tie between the winners of the Oceania qualifying tournament, Australia, and the losing team in the AFC play-off from the Asian qualifying tournament, Iran. The games were played on 22 and 29 November 1997 in Capital and Melbourne respectively. Australia was hoping to play in the FIFA World Cup for the first time since 1974 and Capital in 1978.