Firm sports apparel and footwear Nike has stated that due to the new U.S. sanctions it has cancelled supply of sneakers Iranian footballers before the world Cup.This decision upset the Iranian players and coach Carlos Queiroz, who asked FIFA to “help”, reports the Chronicle.info.
Last month, U.S. President Donald trump renounced nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers.
He promised to return the economic sanctions that were lifted in 2015 after signing a deal.
Several large foreign companies have since announced that it will suspend its activities in Iran.
“US sanctions mean that the American company Nike can not deliver shoes to players of the national team of Iran,” – said in a statement published by ESPN.
“Sanctions applicable to Nike, have been around for many years and are enforceable by law”.
According to the U.S. Treasury, any firm from the United States in violation of the sanctions could face huge fines.