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Nominees to Coach Iran Include Branko 17 Dec 2019

Nominees to Coach Iran Include Branko

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) President Mehdi Taj said that Branko Ivankovic is one of the nominees to coach and take charge of the Iran team. Marc Wilmots left his role in early December as coach of the Iran national team, just seven months after replacing Carlos Queiroz at […]

Coach Branko Ivankovic Says No Intention to JoinTeam Melli 21 Nov 2019

Coach Branko Ivankovic Says No Intention to JoinTeam Melli

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Former Iran and Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic says he has no intention of coaching Iran national football team. Ivankovic led Persepolis to the Iranian domestic treble last season but left after they failed to pay him his salary. The 65-year-old coach won the gold medal in the 2002 Asian Games and […]

Ivankovic, Schafer attend AFC Elite Club Coaches’ Forum 06 Sep 2018

Ivankovic, Schafer attend AFC Elite Club Coaches’ Forum

Persepolis and Esteghlal coaches Branko Ivankovic and Winfried Schafer attended the AFC’s Third Elite Club Coaches Forum. High-profile club coaches from across Asia gathered in Shanghai for the forum, the-afc.com wrote. Two-time UEFA Champions League winner Paulo Sousa, now coach of Chinese Super League club Tianjin Quanjian, who face Japan’s Kashima Antlers in the East […]

Al Taawoun eye Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic 23 Apr 2018

Al Taawoun eye Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic

TEHRAN – Saudi Arabian football club Al Taawoun are interested in hiring Persepolis current coach Branko Ivankovic. According to Arriyadiyah.com, Al Taawoun are reluctant to renew Jose Gomez’s contract following disagreement on the Portuguese coach’s assistants. Al Taawoun finished in seventh place in Saudi Arabia Professional League, 22 points adrift of leaders Al Hilal. In […]

Persepolis aim to reach ACL final: Branko Ivankovic 12 Mar 2018

Persepolis aim to reach ACL final: Branko Ivankovic

TEHRAN – Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic says they are aiming to reach the AFC Champions League final match for the first time. The Iranian giants qualified for the ACL semi-final last year but failed to book a place in the final match after being defeated by Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal. The Croat says Persepolis want […]

Tehran derby the Asian biggest derby: Branko Ivankovic 27 Feb 2018

Tehran derby the Asian biggest derby: Branko Ivankovic

TEHRAN – Branko Ivankovic says the football match between Iranian giants Persepolis and Esteghlal is the biggest derby in Asia. Iran Professional League (IPL) leaders Persepolis will face Esteghlal on Thursday and a win against the arch-rivals will steer them to the title for the second successive year. The Croat says it can be considered […]

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 […]

Persepolis Coach Ivankovic Can’t Wait for Derby Clash with Esteghlal 26 Oct 2017

Persepolis Coach Ivankovic Can’t Wait for Derby Clash with Esteghlal

TEHRAN – Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic says that he is counting down the minutes until the Tehran derby and cannot wait for that. Persepolis football team is scheduled to face Esteghlal on Thursday at the 80,000-seat Azadi Stadium in Tehran. “First of all, I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to the family of […]

Persepolis Optimistic about Great Comeback, Ivankovic Says 17 Oct 2017

Persepolis Optimistic about Great Comeback, Ivankovic Says

TEHRAN – Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic says that they are optimistic about booking a place in the AFC Champions League final match. Ivankovic believes his Persepolis side can become the first Iranian side to lift ACL trophy if it overcomes a four-goal deficit against Al Hilal in the second leg of the semi-final on Tuesday. […]

Persepolis will win ACL title if we beat Al Hilal 20 Sep 2017

Persepolis will win ACL title if we beat Al Hilal

TEHRAN – Persepolis football coach Branko Ivankovic says that they will lift the 2017 AFC Champions League title if they defeat Al Hilal. The Iranian giants will face Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal in Abu Dhabi, the UAE on September 26 in the first leg of the ACL semi-final and meet the team on October 17 […]