Tag: Football

The latest news, views, and developments about football as covered by Iranian media outlets.

Iran’s Jalal Hosseini in France Football XI Team

Iranian international defender Seyyed Jalal Hosseini has been selected among the ‘France Football XI’ team in the 2018 World qualifications.

Iran Comes Third at FIFA Futsal World Cup

Iran claimed third place at FIFA Futsal World Cup 2016 after a 4-3 penalty shootout win over Portugal following a 2-2 draw in Cali, Colombia on Saturday.

Former Barcelona and Real Madrid Football Stars in Tehran

Early this morning, the plane carrying the members of La Liga Legends team landed in Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran for a match due to be held between Spanish and Iranian league legends on Thursday.

Esteghlal Khuzestan Wins Iran Professional League

Esteghlal Khuzestan won the title of the 15th edition of the Iran Professional League (IPL) for the first time on Friday.

Visit to Iran Was Very Important: Gianni Infantino

UEFA Secretary General and FIFA presidential candidate Gianni Infantino said his visit to Iran was an opportunity for him to present his ideas for the future of football and FIFA.

An all-star match; Azadi Stadium to go orange on Friday

The greats of the world’s football will play against Iran’s soccer stars on Friday to raise money for MS patients.

By hosting World Cup, Qatar aims to promote the fake Arabian Gulf: Political expert

Now that the British are officially opposed to Qatar, Iran needs to join the anti-corruption campaign at FIFA and salvage football, said Majid Tafreshi, an international relations expert.

Iran Lose to Saudi Arabia in AFC U-23 Championship qualifiers

Saudi Arabia advanced to the regional Olympic qualifying tournament as the first team and Iran as one of the best second-placed teams.

Iran defeat Palestine in AFC uuder-23 championship qualifiers

Iran’s victory places it atop the Group C table on six points, two clear of Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan.

Iran beat Chile in football friendly

Iran defeat Chile 2-0 in a friendly game as they prepare for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifications.

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