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Iran's national beach soccer team showcased their prowess in the UAE World Cup 2024 ranking match against Belarus, securing a decisive 6-1 victory, coming third in the world.
Brazil beat Iran 3-2 to reach the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup final.
In a dazzling display of skill and determination, Iran's national beach soccer team secured a spot in the semi-finals of the 2024 Beach Soccer World Cup.
Iran secured their second win in their second match in Group B of FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup - UAE 2024 against Argentina on Saturday which propelled them to the knockout phase.
Iran is angry with host Qatar over allocating a small number of the tickets for its fans for the Wednesday football match between the two sides in Doha within AFC Asian Cup semifinal competitions.
In the wake of their thrilling 2-1 victory over Japan, the Iranian national football team, known as Team Melli, found themselves on the brink of the Asian Cup semi-finals.
Iran knocked four-times champions Japan out of the 2023 Asian Cup with a 2-1 victory in their quarter-final clash after skipper Alireza Jahanbakhsh converted a penalty in stoppage time at Education City Stadium in Qatar on Saturday.
Iran national football team will meet Japan at the Asian Cup quarter-finals after surviving extra time with 10 men before defeating Syria 5-3 on penalties on Wednesday. Iran are ranked 21 in the world by FIFA while Syria are 91.
The Iraqi Football Federation has lodged an official complaint with the Organizing Committee of the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 against Iranian referee Alireza Faghani, who judged a game between Iraq and Jordan in the quarterfinals of the competitions.
The National Iranian football team has defeated the UAE 2-1 in Group C of the AFC Asian Cup and advanced to the quarterfinals of the tournament. Iran has bagged all the possible nine points from its first three games and will play with Syria at the playoffs.
An unconvincing Iran toiled to a 1-0 win over Hong Kong at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha on Friday to progress to the knockout rounds of the 2023 Asian Cup.
Iran, the three-times champions, beat Palestine 4-1 in their Group C AFC Asian Cup 2023 opener at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan in Qatar's Doha on Sunday. A minute’s silence for the people affected by the war in the Gaza Strip was interspersed with chants of “free Palestine”.
The 31-year-old Iranian striker Mehdi Taremi has become the best goal-scorer of 2023 among the players from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) states.
Persepolis Football Club, Iran's renowned powerhouse, secured a significant spot in the recent announcement by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) regarding the best club teams in Asia.
Iran's football legend Ali Daei is selected by the Asian Football Confederation as one of the best soccer players of the Asian Cup.
The president of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has sent a message of condolences on the demise of Iranian women’s national football team player Melika Mohammadi in a car accident on Sunday.
A global football statistics website has picked Iranian soccer teams Esteghlal and Sepahan FC among the top ten in its latest ranking in Asia.
Iran makes history in 2023 FIFA U17 World Cup, beating Brazil at Jakarta International Stadium.
Italian Serie A giants Inter are closer than other rivals to transfer Iranian striker Mehdi Taremi, whose contract with Portugal’s Porto expires this coming summer, La Gazzetta dello Sport reported.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has met with FIFA's chief Gianni Infantino in New York. Raisi described sports, especially football, as one of the suitable platforms for closer relations between countries.
Iranian football star Mehdi Taremi of FC Porto tossed his shirt as a gift to a child fan who was holding an Iranian flag emblazoned with “Salam Mehdi”, meaning “Hi, Mehdi” in Persian, after helping his team defeat rivals Estrela Amadora on Friday to perch on top of the Portuguese league.
A former Iranian soccer player has been attacked by a group of thieves while driving on a main thoroughfare in the capital, Tehran.
Iranian striker Mehdi Taremi has emerged as the leading goal scorer in the Portuguese Primeira Liga with 22 goals he scored for his team, FC Porto.