Four Iranian football clubs have announced their readiness to host the 2021 AFC Champions League group stages.
Esteghlal football team earned a hard draw against Persepolis in Iran Professional League (IPL) on Monday.
Persepolis’ archrival Esteghlal has reportedly shown an interest in signing left back Mohammad Naderi.
Former Esteghlal coach Parviz Mazloumi was appointed as new sporting director of the club.
Iran’s Esteghlal cruised into the 2020 AFC Champions League Round of 16 with an emphatic 3-0 victory over Group A leader Al Ahli Saudi FC in Matchday Six on Wednesday.
Esteghlal football team coach Majid Namjoo Motlagh said that they are focused to beat Al-Ahli of Saudi Arabia.
Head coach Abdulghani Shahd has his eyes set on writing history for Iraqi football as his Al-Shorta side takes on Esteghlal in a do-or-die Group A clash.
A game of two different halves saw Tractor beat Esteghlal 3-2 in the Hazfi Cup final at Imam Reza Stadium in Mashhad, northern Iran, on Thursday.
Ex-Iran midfielder Alireza Mansourian strongly denied he has reached an agreement to take charge of Esteghlal.
The Islamic Republic of Iran’s long, unique 2019-20 football season has one match remaining, with Esteghlal and Tractor to meet in the Hazfi Cup Final on Thursday.