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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 […]

Iran Favorite to Win AFC Futsal Championship Title 30 Jan 2018

Iran Favorite to Win AFC Futsal Championship Title

Defending champion Iran is the favorite to lift the title again in Chinese Taipei, the-afc.com reported. Mohammad Nazemosharia’s side prepares to open its defense against Myanmar on Feb 2. Team Melli, who won the Asian Indoors in Ashgabat last year, beating Uzbekistan 7-1 in the final, topped its group during qualification as it maintained a […]

Iran Knows Rivals at AFC Futsal Championship 2018 12 Dec 2017

Iran Knows Rivals at AFC Futsal Championship 2018

TEHRAN- Reigning champion Iran, who has won the title 11 times, has been drawn in Group C alongside Iraq, China PR and Myanmar. Three time winner Japan will have Uzbekistan, Korea Republic and Tajikistan for company in Group B. Japan last won the tournament with back-to-back titles in 2012-2014 with their first being in 2006. […]

Iran’s Hasanzadeh Wins AFC Futsal Player of the Year Award 29 Nov 2017

Iran’s Hasanzadeh Wins AFC Futsal Player of the Year Award

TEHRAN- The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Aliasghar Hasanzadeh was named the AFC Futsal Player of the Year for the third time, ahead of compatriot Touhid Lotfi and Thailand’s forward Jirawat Sornwichian. After receiving the award in 2014 and 2016, the 30-year-old from the city of Qom joins the ranks of compatriot Vahid Shamsaei, who also […]

Iran Claims AFC Inspiring MA of the Year 2017 Award 29 Nov 2017

Iran Claims AFC Inspiring MA of the Year 2017 Award

TEHRAN – Iran was named the AFC Inspiring Member Associations of the Year at the AFC Annual Awards 2017 on Wednesday. The Iranian federation claimed the award of the AFC Inspiring Member Associations of the Year in the ceremony held at the Aksra Theatre King Power in Bangkok, Thailand on Wednesday. Iran was the first […]