Queiroz names Iran squad for Doha stint

AFC – DOHA, Carlos Queiroz has announced a 21-player Islamic Republic of Iran squad for a training camp in Doha, Qatar ahead of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019. Those selected do not include Iran players who are plying their trade in Europe, with the Football Federation Islamic Republic of...
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Carlos Queiroz rues lack of respect for Team Melli

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Iran national football team head coach Carlos Queiroz said that the Iranian sports officials had to attend the Team Melli’s goodbye ceremony. Iran national football team left Tehran for Doha on Monday to hold a training camp in the country but the top officials didn’t attend...
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Esteghlal, Persepolis to be ceded to private sector

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Iranian Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Masoud Soltanifar has confirmed that the country’s most popular football teams Esteghlal and Persepolis will be ceded to the private sector by auction. The government cabinet has agreed abandoning the two big cultural-sport companies to the private sector, Soltanifar...
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Hossein Kaebi retires from football

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Iran’s Sepidrood right back Hossein Kaebi brought an end to his 16-year playing career on Monday. Kaebi, 33, has been added to Sepidrood coaching staff. He made 84 appearances for Iran national football team from 2002 to 2010 and scored one goal for Team Melli against...
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Iran and Croatia FA’s to boost sporting cooperation

Tehran Times – ZAGREB, Reza Salehi Amiri, President of Iran’s National Olympic Committee (NOC), met with his Croatian counterpart Zlatko Mateša on Saturday. In a meeting which was held at the Croatian Olympic Committee (COO) headquarters, both sides agreed to further strengthen bilateral relations in sports fields. Salehi Amiri was...
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Server Djeparov close to Esteghlal return [Report]

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Uzbek midfielder Server Djeparov is on the verge of a return to the Esteghlal club in the January transfer window. Djeparov, 36, currently plays at Zhetysu of Kazakhstan. Djeparov joined Esteghlal in 2017, however his internal contract could not be registered with Esteghlal due to a FIFA...
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