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Iran Climbs One Spot in FIFA Rankings 04 Apr 2019

Iran Climbs One Spot in FIFA Rankings

Iran has climbed one spot in the latest men's FIFA world rankings released on Thursday.

Marcello Lippi Angry with Chinese Players 25 Jan 2019

Marcello Lippi Angry with Chinese Players

World Cup winner Marcello Lippi is angry with his players’ performance against Iran which saw them eliminated from the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. The Red Dragons failed to book a place in the Asian Cup semis after being defeated by Iran 3-0 on Thursday. The Italian confirmed that his two-year tenure as coach of China […]

Iran Advances to AFC Asian Cup Quarters 21 Jan 2019

Iran Advances to AFC Asian Cup Quarters

Iran national football team booked a place in the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 quarter-finals on Sunday thanks to a 2-0 win over Oman at the Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Alireza Jahanbakhsh’s smart finish and an Ashkan Dejagah spot-kick – both in the first half – helped secure Iran’s passage through to […]

Iran’s Alireza Beiranvand Difference Maker 21 Jan 2019

Iran’s Alireza Beiranvand Difference Maker

Iran national football team goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand was Team Melli’s difference maker in the match against Oman. Iran booked a place in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup quarter-finals after beating Oman 2-0 thanks to his saves. He saved a penalty early on, before making several superb stops, Fox Sports Asia reported. Beiranvand proved once again […]

Alireza Jahanbakhsh unhappy with Iraqis players’ performance 17 Jan 2019

Alireza Jahanbakhsh unhappy with Iraqis players’ performance

Iran star Alireza Jahanbakhsh criticized the way that Iraqi players performed against Iran in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. Team Melli, the first-ranked football team in Asia, were held to a goalless draw by Iraq at a packed Maktoum Stadium in Dubai on Wednesday but advanced to the Round of 16 as the Group D […]

Iran Seals Top Spot in Group D: AFC Asian Cup 17 Jan 2019

Iran Seals Top Spot in Group D: AFC Asian Cup

Iran national football team sealed top spot in Group D of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 after playing to a 0-0 draw with Iraq at a packed Maktoum Stadium in Dubai on Wednesday. As group winner, Iran will play the third-placed team from either Group B, E or F in Abu Dhabi’s Mohammed bin […]

Team Melli wins Vietnam, secures berth to next round 12 Jan 2019

Team Melli wins Vietnam, secures berth to next round

 Iran national football team gained a 2-0 victory over Vietnam and secured its berth to the quarterfinal of 2019 AFC Asian Cup in UAE. In a Saturday match held at Abu Dhabi’s Al Nahyan Stadium, the Iranian side won its second match at the tournament, this time against AFF Suzuki Cup champion, Vietnam. Sardar Azmoun […]

Vietnam match our second final: Karim Ansarifard 10 Jan 2019

Vietnam match our second final: Karim Ansarifard

Iran international striker Karim Ansarifard says the match against Vietnam will be Team Melli’s second final in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. Iran will take on the Vietnamese team at the Al Nahyan Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the UAE on Saturday. “Every match is like a final for us. We won Yemen 5-0 in our […]

Biggest-ever AFC Asian Cup kicks off with host UAE taking on Bahrain 06 Jan 2019

Biggest-ever AFC Asian Cup kicks off with host UAE taking on Bahrain

 The Asian Football Confederation’s continental competitions, which is the biggest-ever in terms of the number of national football teams present in this edition, kicked off in UAE Sat. with host UAE taking on Bahrain. The 2019 AFC Asian Cup kicked off in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday evening January 5 and will wrap […]

Iran Can Have the Best Performance at Asian Cup: Queiroz 21 Dec 2018

Iran Can Have the Best Performance at Asian Cup: Queiroz

Iran national football team head coach Carlos Queiroz believes that Team Melli will have its best performance at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. Iran has been drawn in group D along with Iraq, Yemen and Vietnam. “Eight years ago, when I came to Iran, we faced challenges and issues. Now eight years later, we are […]