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Iran Guarantees Security of Visiting Football Teams: Minister

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 Withdraw from AFC Champions League

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.

20-Year-Old Girl Breaks Iran Clean Sheet Record

Zahra Khajavi, a goalkeeper playing for a women’s football club in Iran’s Kurdistan Province, has broken the country’s clean sheet record after not conceding a goal for 950 minutes.
Esteghlal Coach Stramaccioni Finally Gets Paid at Iran’s Rome Embassy

Esteghlal Coach Stramaccioni Finally Gets Paid at Iran’s Rome Embassy

The Italian head coach of Iran’s Esteghlal Tehran Football Club, Andrea Stramaccioni, has finally received part of his overdue salary payments after the representative of an Iranian bank gave him a check at Iran’s Embassy in Rome.
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Dutch Football Legend Seedorf Enjoys Warm Reception in Iran

Dutch professional football coach and former player Clarence Clyde Seedorf seems to have really enjoyed his holiday in Tehran.
Kish Island Great Choice for Family Vacations in Autumn

Kish Island Great Choice for Family Vacations in Autumn

Kish Island, a resort island in the south of the country, with its white sand beaches and coral reefs, has long been a major destination for Iranian and foreign tourists.

Iran Celebrates Women’s First Free Stadium Attendance with 14 Goals

Iran’s national football team pulled off a landslide victory over Cambodia, scoring seven in either half to send them well clear at the top of Group C, in a day when Iranian women were allowed to freely attend the stadium for the first time in 40 years.

Iran Vice President: Women’s Entry into Stadiums A Step Forward

Vice President of Iran for Women and Family Affairs has lauded the admission of women to football stadiums as an important step forward for the protection of women’s rights.

Iran Football: Persepolis Defeats Archrival Esteghlal in Tehran Derby

Persepolis have won the 90th Tehran Derby after edging past Esteghlal 1-nil in the fourth week of Iran’s professional league.

Iran Says Preparing Conditions for Women to Go to Stadiums

Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei says women are now allowed to go to stadiums to watch all international football matches, and conditions are being prepared for club matches as well.