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Iran has much to learn from Qatar football 03 Feb 2019

Iran has much to learn from Qatar football

 Qatar football team, headed by Felix Sanchez, lifted the AFC Asian Cup for the first time in their history, and the triumph was a far cry from everyone’s expectation. The Qataris won the title after scoring 19 goals and conceding just one, and it showed that they were not just the best attacking team, but […]

Iran football President Taj warns coach Queiroz to refrain from controversies 20 Jan 2019

Iran football President Taj warns coach Queiroz to refrain from controversies

Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) President Mehdi Taj has warned Team Melli Coach Carlos Queiroz to only discuss technical issues of the team after the Portuguese coach accused Iran’s Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Massoud Soltanifar of ordering the federation not to extend his contract at the end of the 2019 AFC […]

Sardar Azmoun plays down Iran ‘favorites’ tag 19 Jan 2019

Sardar Azmoun plays down Iran ‘favorites’ tag

 Iran national football team forward Sardar Azmoun has played down his side’s tag as ‘one of the favorites to win the AFC Asian Cup’ underway in the UAE. Team Melli are going to bring an end to 43-year title drought in the competition but the striker believes that the fans’ expectations could make life difficult […]

César Ramos chosen to officiate Iran clash against Oman: Asian Cup 19 Jan 2019

César Ramos chosen to officiate Iran clash against Oman: Asian Cup

 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Referees’ Committee has selected César Arturo Ramos Palazuelos to officiate the match between Iran and Oman. Team Melli will meet Oman in Round of 16 of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup at the Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the UAE on Sunday. The Mexican professional football referee has been […]

Iran never make the mistake of underestimating Vietnam: Carlos Queiroz 12 Jan 2019

Iran never make the mistake of underestimating Vietnam: Carlos Queiroz

Iran national football team coach Carlos Queiroz says they will never make the mistake of underestimating Vietnam. Iran have been scheduled to meet Vietnam at Abu Dhabi’s Al Nahyan Stadium on Saturday in Group D of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. “I had seen Vietnam’s matches in the buildup to the tournament and I thought […]

Asian Cup: Iran not to underestimate debutants Yemen 07 Jan 2019

Asian Cup: Iran not to underestimate debutants Yemen

Iran won’t make the mistake of underestimating Yemen while the tournament debutants won’t be overawed when facing one of the Continent’s biggest teams in their AFC Asian Cup Group D opener at the Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium on Monday. Iran are chasing a fourth AFC Asian Cup title, but their first since 1976, while Yemen […]

Carlos Queiroz unclear over his future in Iran 30 Dec 2018

Carlos Queiroz unclear over his future in Iran

Iran national football team head coach Carlos Queiroz says his future depends on what Team Melli will do at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. Iran have been drawn in Group D of the competition along with Yemen, Vietnam and Iraq. Team Melli will start the campaign with a match against Yemen on Jan. 7. Queiroz […]

Iran held by Palestine in friendly 25 Dec 2018

Iran held by Palestine in friendly

 Iran national football team were held to a 1-1 draw by Palestine in a friendly match on Monday. In the match held in Doha’s Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium, Mehdi Taremi put the Persians into the lead in the 50th minute. Team Melli could have scored more goals by they lacked a cutting edge. Palestine midfielder […]

Iran, Trinidad and Tobago friendly confirmed 05 Nov 2018

Iran, Trinidad and Tobago friendly confirmed

Iran national football team will play Trinidad and Tobago in a friendly match on Nov. 15. The warm up match will be held in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium as part of preparation for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. “The match against Iran will be a good warm-up for us ahead of the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup. […]