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Pejman Montazeri announces retirement from Iran duty 19 Jun 2019

Pejman Montazeri announces retirement from Iran duty

Esteghlal and Iran national football team defender Pejman Montazeri has brought curtain down to his career at the age of 35.

Iran’s Zobahan beats Al Kuwait SC in AFC Champions League 2019 13 Feb 2019

Iran’s Zobahan beats Al Kuwait SC in AFC Champions League 2019

Iran’s Zobahan gained a 1-0 victory against Al Kuwait SC at the second preliminary round of AFC Champions League 2019 on Tuesday. The Iranian Zobahan football club took on Kuwaiti Al Kuwait SC on Tuesday at the second preliminary round of AFC Champions League 2019. The Iranian side won the match with 1-0 results at […]

Time to seek revenge on Iraq for Carlos Queiroz 13 Jan 2019

Time to seek revenge on Iraq for Carlos Queiroz

Iran national football team coach Carlos Queiroz is seeking revenge against Iraq in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup group stage. In the previous edition, 10-man Iran were forced to say goodbye to the tournament after losing to Iraq in penalty shootout in quarterfinals. Australian referee Ben Williams came under fire for his decision to hand […]

Iranian legends Daei, Mahdavikia attend AFC Asian Cup opening ceremony 06 Jan 2019

Iranian legends Daei, Mahdavikia attend AFC Asian Cup opening ceremony

Iranian football legendries Ali Daei and Mehdi Mahdavikia attended the opening ceremony of 2019 AFC Asian Cup Saturday night. The 2019 Asian Cup got under way at Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi, the UAE. Among those in attendance were FIFA president Gianni Infantino and Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid, Crown Prince of Dubai. There were […]

Yemen dream of beating Iran in Asian Cup: coach 02 Jan 2019

Yemen dream of beating Iran in Asian Cup: coach

 Yemen national football team coach Jan Kocian says they can dream of victory over Iran in their 2019 AFC Asian Cup opener. The Middle Eastern side, the lowest-ranked team in the competition at 135th in the world, begin their Group D campaign next Monday against Iran, the continent’s top team at 29th, at the Mohamed […]

We are ready to ‘fight for our dreams’ in Asian Cup: Alireza Jahanbakhsh 31 Dec 2018

We are ready to ‘fight for our dreams’ in Asian Cup: Alireza Jahanbakhsh

 Iran winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh says that they will “fight for their dreams” to end a 43-year trophy drought in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. Iran national football team last lifted Asian football’s most coveted trophy on home soil in 1976, when they completed the third leg of three consecutive championship wins that mark the country […]

Injured Ezatolahi ruled out of AFC Asian Cup 26 Dec 2018

Injured Ezatolahi ruled out of AFC Asian Cup

 Iran iconic defensive midfielder Saeid Ezatolahi has been ruled out of the upcoming AFC Asian Cup tournament with a foot injury. The 22-year-old player suffered an injury on international duty in October. Ezatolahi expressed his disappointment at missing the competition. “I feel really bad because of missing the AFC Asian Cup but I have to […]

Team Melli want to win Asian Cup title: Beiranvand 23 Dec 2018

Team Melli want to win Asian Cup title: Beiranvand

 Iran national football team goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand says they are ready to end the Team Melli’s 43-year title drought in the AFC Asian Cup. The last of Iran’s three triumphs in the AFC Asian Cup was in 1976, meaning that it will be 43 years since the Persians last won the title by the time […]

Iran football team named for Qatar training camp 17 Dec 2018

Iran football team named for Qatar training camp

Carlos Queiroz has named his 21-man Team Melli squad for the AFC Asian Cup 2019 on Sunday. Queiroz will announce his main team on Dec. 26. Iran national football team will travel to Doha on Monday to hold a training camp in the Persian Gulf country until Dec. 24. Team Melli will also play a […]