Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Football

Ali Daei gives shirt as memento to Australian ambassador

Former Iranian footballer Ali Daei has given a shirt of Iran’s National Team to Australian Ambassador to Tehran Lyndall Sachs.

Iranian National Football team goalie has entry in Guinness Book

The Iranian National Football Team’s goalie Alireza Beiranvand has entered the Guinness Book of Records for the longest goalie throw of all time.

Iran maintain unbeaten run with dramatic win over Lebanon

Iran's national football team have secured a dramatic win over Lebanon, retaining their position at top of Group A of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Body organs of Iran soccer fan donated

The body organs of one of the fans of the Tehran soccer powerhouse Persepolis have been donated following his untimely death.

Persepolis suffers defeat against Al Hilal in 2021 ACL quarters

Iran’s Persepolis has suffered a 3-0 defeat against Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal football team in quarterfinals round of the 2021 AFC Champions League.

Iran beat UAE 1-0 in World Cup qualifiers

Iran’s Team Melli (national football team) have extended their seven-match unbeaten streak as they continued their perfect run in the World Cup 2022 qualifiers.

Iran to Face South Korea in 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, women spectators

The Iranian and South Korean national football teams will face each other for a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier on October 12.

Ali Daei helps release 18 unintentional offences inmates

Iranian football legend Ali Daei and a group of benefactors have helped release 18 prisoners held for unintentional offences.

Iran thrash Bangladesh at AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 qualifiers

The Islamic Republic of Iran women's national football team have heavily defeated Bangladesh in qualifying matches for the 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup.

Esteghlal Tehran Eliminated from AFC Champions League

During the match hosted by the Al-Wasl Stadium in Dubai, Esteghlal began things well but gradually lost the ground to Al-Hilal. Farhad Majidi’s side had...

Iranian Azmoun named Zenit’s footballer of the month

Iranian striker Sardar Azmoun has been named Zenit Saint Petersburg’s footballer of the month. The 26-year-old was voted player of the months of July and August by Zenit’s supporters.

Ali Daei Praises Ronaldo After Beating World Top Scorer Record

Former Iranian national football team striker Ali Daei, who held the title of the top international men’s football goal scorer for 17 years, has praised Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo, after he snatched his title.

Syria Coach Accuses AFC of Having Bias Towards Iran

The Syrian national football coach, in a complaint lodged with the AFC, says designating Tehran as the host in the upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifier is “unfair”.

US Sanctions May Deprive Iran of Right to Host FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has informed the Iranian Football Federation that the US sanctions do not let it send the video assistant referee (VAR) system to Iran for the country’s home matches in the third round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification.

Croatian FM Congratulates Iran’s Team Melli on Recent Wins

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with his Croatian counterpart Gordan Grlić-Radman in the Turkish city of Antalya.

Iran Trounces Bahrain 3-0 in 2022 World Cup Qualifiers

Iran’s national football team have thrashed Bahrain 3-0 in the return match of the qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup scheduled to be held in China.

Iran Says Riyadh Not Safe Enough to Host ACL Play-off Match

Iran's Football Federation has told the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) that the Saudi capital of Riyadh is not safe enough to host an upcoming AFC Champions League play-off match between the Iranian club Foolad Khouzestan and Al-Ain of the UAE.

Another Popular Footballer Dies of COVID-19 in Iran

Ali Ansarian, a former defender playing for the Iranian national team and Persepolis and a popular public figure, has died of COVID-19 at the age of 43.

Football Fans in Iran Pour into Streets to Celebrate Persepolis ACL Win

Iranian football fans defied COVID-19 restrictions and poured into the streets across the country on Saturday night to celebrate Persepolis football club’s victory over Saudi Arabia’s Al-Nassr team in the AFC Champions League semi-final match.

Iranians Outraged by AFC’s ‘Unfair’ Ban against Persepolis Striker

Iranian football fans have been shocked and outraged by the Asian Football Confederation’s Saturday decision to ban Persepolis top goal scorer Isa Alkasir for six months over his goal celebration in a recent AFC Champions League match.

Persepolis Wins Iran Pro League for 4th Consecutive Time

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Persepolis football team won its fourth successive title in the Iran Professional League (IPL).

Sardar Azmoun Named Top Goal Scorer of Russian Football League

Sardar Azmoun, the Iranian striker playing for Zenit Saint Petersburg, has finished the 2019/20 season at the Russian Premiere League as the top goal scorer after scoring against FC Rostov in the season’s last fixture.

Iran Submits Bid to Host 2027 AFC Asian Cup

The Islamic Republic of Iran has officially submitted its bid to host Asia’s top football tournament in 2027.

Iran’s Beiranvand Picked as Asia’s Best Footballer in World Cup History

Iranian footballer Alireza Beiranvand has been chosen as Asia’s best player in the World Cup history.

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.

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