AFC Champions League
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Syria Coach Accuses AFC of Having Bias Towards Iran
The Syrian national football coach, in a complaint lodged with the AFC, says designating Tehran as the host in the upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifier is “unfair”.
Iran Says Riyadh Not Safe Enough to Host ACL Play-off Match
Iran's Football Federation has told the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) that the Saudi capital of Riyadh is not safe enough to host an upcoming AFC Champions League play-off match between the Iranian club Foolad Khouzestan and Al-Ain of the UAE.
Football Fans in Iran Pour into Streets to Celebrate Persepolis ACL Win
Iranian football fans defied COVID-19 restrictions and poured into the streets across the country on Saturday night to celebrate Persepolis football club’s victory over Saudi Arabia’s Al-Nassr team in the AFC Champions League semi-final match.
Iranians Outraged by AFC’s ‘Unfair’ Ban against Persepolis Striker
Iranian football fans have been shocked and outraged by the Asian Football Confederation’s Saturday decision to ban Persepolis top goal scorer Isa Alkasir for six months over his goal celebration in a recent AFC Champions League match.
Iran Guarantees Security of Visiting Football Teams: Minister
Iran Minister of Sport and Youth Masoud Soltanifar says the Asian Football Confederation’s decision to ban Iran from hosting football matches has been made under the influence of anti-Iran media, and that the Iranian government guarantees the security of football teams visiting Iran.
Iranian Football Clubs to Withdraw from AFC Champions League
Four Iranian football clubs have vowed to withdraw from the AFC Champions League if the AFC does not take back its "politically-motivated" decision to ban them from hosting their rivals in Iran.
Iranian Clubs Learn Rivals in 2019 AFC Champions League
Iranian football teams Esteghlal and Persepolis learned their opponents at the group stage of the 2019 AFC Champions League (ACL) on Thursday.
FIFA Hails Presence of Iranian Women Fans at Football Match
The president of the world football body has thanked the Iranian president for allowing Iranian women to go to the stadium to watch a football match.
Persepolis vs Kashima Antlers Match Breaks ACL Final’s Attendance Record
A new attendance record is going to be set as Iran’s Persepolis take on Japan’s Kashima Antlers in the second leg of the AFC Champions League Final 2018 at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran on November 10.
Iranian Students Enjoy Watching ACL Final Together at Schools
Iranian schoolchildren on Saturday seized a rare opportunity to watch the important first leg of the AFC Champions League final match between Persepolis of Iran and Kashima Antlers of Japan at schools.
Iran’s Persepolis Reaches ACL Final for First Time in History
Super saves by keeper Alireza Beiranvand have sent Iran’s Persepolis into the final of the AFC Champions League tournament for the first time.
Iran’s Persepolis Defeats Qatar’s Al Sadd in ACL Semis
Persepolis football team of Iran edged past Qatar’s Al Sadd in the first leg of the AFC Champions League semi-final on Tuesday.
Tehran Giants Persepolis, Esteghlal to Face Qatari Rivals in ACL Quarters
Esteghlal and Persepolis football teams of Iran will meet Qatari powerhouses in the quarter-final round of AFC Champions League.
Iran’s Persepolis, Esteghlal Advance to ACL Knockout Stage as Table-Toppers
Iran's Persian Gulf Pro League professional soccer clubs Persepolis and Esteghlal have registered valuable victories over their rivals in the group stage of the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League, and progressed to the next level of the tournament.
Iran’s Persepolis Creams Uzbekistan’s Nasaf in AFC Champions League
Iran’s Persian Gulf Pro League professional soccer club Persepolis has clinched an emphatic win against Football Club Nasaf of Uzbekistan in the group stage of the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League.
Saudi, UAE Say Won’t Play ACL Matches in Iran or Qatar
Saudi and Emirati officials say their football teams in the AFC Champions League will neither play in Iran, nor in Qatar.
Iran’s Persepolis Shares Spoils with Saudi Side in ACL Quarters
Iran’s Persepolis football team stormed back to share spoils with Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia in the first leg of AFC Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday.
Iran Football Wins Case against Saudi Arabia at CAS
Iran’s Football Federation has reportedly won a major case against its Saudi counterpart after almost a year.
Iran’s Persepolis to Face Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ahli in ACL Quarters
Iranian football club Persepolis was drawn with Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ahli in the quarter-finals of the AFC Champions League.
Iran’s Persepolis Books Place in AFC Champions League Quarters
Persepolis football team of Iran qualified for the AFC Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday morning.
Iran’s Esteghlal Fails to Advance to AFC Champions League Quarter-Final
Esteghlal football team of Iran lost to the UAE’s Al Ain 6-1 and failed to advance to the 2017 AFC Champions League quarter-final.
Iran’s Persepolis Held by Qatar’s Lekhwiya in ACL Round of 16
Persepolis football team of Iran was held to a goalless draw by Lekhwiya of Qatar in the first leg of the 2017 AFC Champions League Round of 16 on Tuesday.
Two More Iranian Teams Advance to ACL Round of 16
Iranian football teams Esteghlal Tehran and Esteghlal Khuzestan booked Round of 16 spots in the AFC Champions League.
Iran’s Persepolis Defeated by Qatar’s Al Rayyan in ACL
Iranian professional football club Persepolis suffered a 3-1 defeat to Al Rayyan of Qatar in the 2017 AFC Champions League on Tuesday.
Iranian Teams in ACL Defeat Saudi, Emirati Rivals
Two-time Asian champion Esteghlal of Tehran and the past year’s Iran Pro League champion Esteghlal of Khuzestan eased past Saudi Arabia’s Al Taawoun and the UAE’s Al Jazira, respectively, in 2017 AFC Champions League on Monday.
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