Iranian and Czech teams to be Zenit’s first opponents in Dubai

Zenit`s first opponents in the Dubai Cup 2011 international tournament will be Persepolis of Tehran and Sparta Prague.

The tournament draw put the blue-white-sky blues in group B, where they will be playing against the Iranian club Persepolis and the Czech club Sparta. These matches, according to preliminary information, will take part on January 21 and January 23, 201. The final dates will be determined later on. Group A includes Shaktar Donetsk from Ukraine, Al Hilal (Saudi Arabia) and the Slovak team Žilina.

The final matches of the tournament will take place on January 26th: the matches for 1–2 place, 3–4 and 5–6 places. These matches will be played between the teams that take the first, second and third places, respectively, in groups A and B.