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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.
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.
Persepolis have won the 90th Tehran Derby after edging past Esteghlal 1-nil in the fourth week of Iran’s professional league.
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.
The Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran has reached a final agreement with Belgian manager Marc Wilmots, and signed a contract with him as the new head of Iran’s National Football Team until the end of FIFA World Cup 2022.
Persepolis have won their 3rd successive title in Iran’s top flight, known as the Persian Gulf Pro League, after defeating their hosts Pars Jonoubi Jam, 1-0, on the final day of the Season.
Mario Budimir, a Croatian football player who plays for Iran’s Persepolis Football Club, says the world has a wrong view of Iran but Tehran can surprise any visitor.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday congratulated the Qatari government, nation and national football team after the Arab country claimed the title at the 17th edition of the AFC Asian Cup.
Title-contender Japan national football team defeated Iran 3-0 to reach the 2019 AFC Asian Cup on Monday, destroying hopes among Iranians of winning the cup after a 43-year break.