TEHRAN (Iran News) – The Persian Gulf Pro League’s new campaign will start on October 31, the League Organization of Iran Football Federation said on Monday.
The organization also said that the new season’s Super Cup match will be played on October 26, where Alireza Mansourian will make his official debut on the bench of Hazfi Cup champion Tractor against league champion Persepolis.
Tractor beat Esteghlal 3-2 in September to lift the cup trophy.
The Azadegan League, the Iranian second-tier league, will also get underway on November 2.
Persepolis, having secured a place at the AFC Champions League final last Saturday, claimed a record-fourth Iranian league title in late August with 67 points, followed by Esteghlal (53 points) and Foolad Khuzestan (51 points).
Aluminium Arak and Mes Rafsanjan will make a first-ever appearance in the upcoming season of the Iranian elite clubs competition.
The draw for the full fixtures lists of the top two leagues are yet to be announced by the Iranian federation.
- source : Iran Daily