Iran’s Ansarifard Named Europa League Player of the Week


Iranian football player Karim Ansarifard of Greek football club Olympiacos was named the UEFA Europa League’s “Player of the Week.”

Karim Ansarifard helped Olympiacos progress to the Last 16 of the UEFA Europa League by scoring two goals in Olympiacos’ 0-3 victory away to Osmanlispor on Thursday.

UEFA awarded the Iranian’s stellar showing against the Turkish club by naming him as the Europa League’s “Player of the Week”, Agona Sport reported.

In addition, the Europa League’s “Team of the Week” included Alberto Botia (Olympiacos), Giannis Gianniotas (APOEL), Alvarez (Celta), Cabral (Celta), Viergrever (Ajax), Pogba (Manchester United), Pozuelo (Genk), Giuliano (Zenit), Fekir (Lyon), Aboubakar (Besiktas), and Stindl (B. Monchengladbach).

Ansarifard’s team will face Besiktas in the Round of 16.


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