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Some Arab media has referred to the recent resignation of Carlos Queiroz, the Portuguese coach of Iran national football team, as his “escape from Iran”. Now, after his return to Iran, what should be said?
Prosecutor of Tehran announced that a famous Iranian sport sponsor has been detained because of bank debts.
Iran’s striker Sardar Azmoun has been chosen as the Asian Young Player of the Year 2016 by outsideoftheboot.com.
Iran’s football legend Ali Daei has released a message of condolence over the death of Brazilian football player Filipe Machado in the recent Columbia plane crash.
The Iranian national team lost to Brazil in the final match of the Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup in Dubai on Saturday evening.
Former coach and defender of Iran’s National Football Team (Team Melli) and Esteghlal football club Mansour Pourheydari passed away at the age of 71 on Friday.
The renovation of Naghsh-e Jahan Stadium in Iran’s Isfahan was finally finished and the long-awaited opening ceremony was held for the country’s second largest football venue.
Early this morning, the plane carrying the members of La Liga Legends team landed in Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran for a match due to be held between Spanish and Iranian league legends on Thursday.
UEFA Secretary General and FIFA presidential candidate Gianni Infantino said his visit to Iran was an opportunity for him to present his ideas for the future of football and FIFA.
The greats of the world’s football will play against Iran’s soccer stars on Friday to raise money for MS patients.
Now that the British are officially opposed to Qatar, Iran needs to join the anti-corruption campaign at FIFA and salvage football, said Majid Tafreshi, an international relations expert.
Saudi Arabia advanced to the regional Olympic qualifying tournament as the first team and Iran as one of the best second-placed teams.
Iran’s victory places it atop the Group C table on six points, two clear of Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan.
Iran lost to Iraq in the AFC Asian Cup quarter-finals on penalties, failing to break a 39-year drought after winning three successive tournaments from 1968 to 1976.
Iran beat the UAE 1-0 in their final Group C game, booking a spot in the Asian Cup quarterfinals.
The National Iranian soccer team defeated Qatar 1-0 on Thursday to secure a place in the Asian Cup quarter-finals.