Iran are drawn in Group E along with Saudi Arabia, Syria and Qatar in the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers.
Iran national football team booked a place at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup semi-finals on Thursday. Carlos Queiroz’s team defeated China 3-0 at the Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the UAE. Sardar Azmoun set up Mehdi Taremi for the Iranian opener just 18 minutes into the match. He robbed a hesitant Feng Xiaoting […]
Marcello Lippi said China national football team needs to learn how to focus for an entire game ahead of its Asian Cup quarter-final with Iran. The Italian World Cup-winning coach hailed his players after they overcame Thailand 2-1 to reach the last eight, saying they had proved they were among the best in Asia. But […]
Iran national football team head coach Carlos Queiroz says the 2019 AFC Asian Cup will start for Team Melli from now on. The three-time champion sealed top spot in Group D following a 0-0 draw with Iraq on Wednesday, edging the West Asian on goal difference after both team finished on seven points. Team Melli […]
The 2018 World Cup’s performance has boosted Iran national football team confidence, Team Melli defensive midfielder Omid Ebrahimi says. Ebrahimi, 31, stole the show in the 2018 World Cup in Russia where Team Melli narrowly missed the chance to reach the knockout phase. Iran defeated Morocco 1-0, lost to Spain 1-0 and drew 1-1 with […]
Iranian rowers gained 2 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medal at the 2018 Asian Rowing Junior Championships, held in Chungju, South Korea. On the last day of the competitions, Kimia Zarei and Forugh Aghabalazadeh clocked 7:42.937 minutes in the women’s doubles final to stand after China’s representatives and gain the silver. Also, Haniyeh Bidad, […]
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 […]