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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.
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.
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.
Dutch professional football coach and former player Clarence Clyde Seedorf seems to have really enjoyed his holiday in Tehran.
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’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.