Persepolis GM Ali Akbar Taheri resigns

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Persepolis football club General manager Ali Akbar Taheri stepped down as his post. Iran’s Ministry of Sport and Youth has appointed Hamid Reza Garshasbi as the club’s acting president. Taheri replaced Hamid Reza Siasi in 2014 and Persepolis earned remarkable achievements under his leadership. Persepolis claimed...
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Ali Daei invited to World Cup draw ceremony

Financial Tribune – TEHRAN, Ali Daei, current football coach and a former football player, has been invited for the World Cup Final Draw ceremony at the Kremlin Palace on December 1. Daei is a former captain of Iran national football team with 109 international goals making him the world’s all-time...
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Alireza Faghani dreaming of World Cup final [INTERVIEW]

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Alireza Faghani, Iranian international referee, says he will never give up on his dreams of officiating the 2018 World Cup final. The 39-year-old referee is among the officials who have been chosen to officiate at the 2018 World Cup. Faghani has officiated the 2015 FIFA Club...
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Lech Poznan monitoring Karim Ansarifard

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Polish football club Lech Poznan is reportedly eying a move for Olympiacos star Karim Ansarifard. The Polish outfit sent scouts to watch Olympiacos striker Ansarifard in action against Levadiakos on Saturday, according to SDNA.gr. AEK Athens, French Ligue 1 side Olympique Marseille and Feyenoord Rotterdam had also...
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Alireza Faghani selected to officiate at 2018 World Cup

Tasnim – ZURICH, Iranian international referee Alireza Faghani was selected to officiate at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He is among the six Asian referees, who have been chosen to officiate at the 2018 World Cup. The 39-year-old referee officiated the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 semi-final clash between...
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AFC Annual Awards 2017: Iran nominated in 3 categories

AFC – KUALA LUMPUR, The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced the full list of nominees for this year’s AFC Annual Awards gala to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 29, 2017. Iran was nominated in the following categories: AFC Member Association of the Year Award 2017: The prestigious...
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