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Esteghlal eye AFC Champions League glory after winning Hazfi Cup: Schaefer 05 May 2018

Esteghlal eye AFC Champions League glory after winning Hazfi Cup: Schaefer

TEHRAN – Esteghlal head coach Winfried Schaefer says that they are going to shine at the AFC Champions League after winning Iran’s Hazfi Cup title. Esteghlal claimed the Hazfi Cup for a record seventh time on Thursday in Khorramshahr. The Iranian giants edged past Khooneh be Khooneh 1-0 thanks to Mame Baba Thiam’s 35th minute goal. […]

Iran learn fate at AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 05 May 2018

Iran learn fate at AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019

After more than three years of qualifying suspense, Asia’s best 24 teams finally discovered their AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Group Stage challengers on Friday. In a grand spectacle at the United Arab Emirates Burj Khalifa, hosts UAE, who were positioned in first place in Group A, will kick-off Asia’s most prestigious tournament against Bahrain […]

AFC Asian Cup Draw to Be Held on May 4 26 Apr 2018

AFC Asian Cup Draw to Be Held on May 4

The 2019 AFC Asian Cup draw will take place on May 4 at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the UAE. Based on the FIFA rankings from April, the seedings have been confirmed. There will be four pots of six countries, with one country from each pot forming the six groups at the final tournament in […]

ACL: Iran’s Persepolis edge past UAE’s Al Wasl 14 Mar 2018

ACL: Iran’s Persepolis edge past UAE’s Al Wasl

TEHRAN – Persepolis football team of Iran defeated the UAE’s Al Wasl 1-0 on Matchday Four of the AFC Champions League on Tuesday. In the match held in Dubai’s Zabeel Stadium, the Iranian giants won the match thanks to a header from Kamal Kamyabinia in the 37th minute. Persepolis could have won with more goals […]

Persepolis Will Rely on Ali Alipour 26 Feb 2018

Persepolis Will Rely on Ali Alipour

Persepolis striker Ali Alipour started his 2018 AFC Champions League campaign in style and his side will rely on him to replicate his league form on the continental stage to fire them to glory. Persepolis’ run to the 2017 AFC Champions League semi-final introduced Asian football fans to striker Mehdi Taremi who finished the campaign […]

Iran’s Faghani to ref China-Korea match at AFC C’ship League 14 Feb 2018

Iran’s Faghani to ref China-Korea match at AFC C’ship League

The Iranian referee team comprising Alireza Afghani has been announced by the AFC to judge today’s match between a Chinese and South Korean team at the 2018 AFC Champions League. China’s Shanghai Shenhua and South Korea’s Suwon Samsung Bluewings from Group E will face one another today at the 2018 AFC Champions League. The match will […]

First match the toughest: Branko Ivankovic 12 Feb 2018

First match the toughest: Branko Ivankovic

TEHRAN – Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic says the first match in a tournament can be the most difficult match. Persepolis football team will host Uzbekistan’s Nasaf Qarshi in Group C of the 2018 AFC Champions League in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Tuesday. The Iranian giants’ outstanding form led them to achieve their best AFC Champions […]

Iran defeat Iraq at AFC Futsal Championship 06 Feb 2018

Iran defeat Iraq at AFC Futsal Championship

Defending champions Iran defeated Iraq 5-3 on Tuesday to win Group C in a match that proved the first real test of the holders’ credentials. Both Iran and Iraq had already qualified for the quarter-final ahead of the match at University of Taipei Gymnasium but, nevertheless, it was to be a hard-fought and intriguing contest […]

Iranian Veteran Sports Journalists ask AFC to consider spirit of Fair Play 05 Feb 2018

Iranian Veteran Sports Journalists ask AFC to consider spirit of Fair Play

TEHRAN – Members of the Iranian Veteran Sports Journalists Association have asked Asian Football Confederation (AFC) officials to stay neutral between Iranian and Saudi Arabian clubs. The Iranian journalists in a letter asked Dato’ Windsor John, the AFC General Secretary, to consider spirit of Fair Play. “We are writing to express our disbelief with the […]

Iran asks AFC to respect rights to play on desired grounds 04 Feb 2018

Iran asks AFC to respect rights to play on desired grounds

TEHRAN – Iran’s Football Federation has asked the AFC to respect Iranian football clubs’ freedom of choice in selecting their host venues when they meet Saudi teams. In a letter to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Iran has officially asked the Asian body to respect the rights of the Iranian teams when it comes to […]