Iran to face Oman in round of 16

Persianfootball.com – ABU DHABI, Iran will play Oman in the first knockout game on Sunday evening, after the Persian Gulf state qualified as one of the best third-placed teams. Had Lebanon scored a goal more against North Korea today, or received less yellow cards in the tournament, they would have...
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The real Asia Cup starts now: Carlos Queiroz

Khaleej Times – DUBAI, Carlos Queiroz says 0-0 draw with Iraq was a fair result Iran coach Carlos Queiroz was never as animated in the dugout as his counterpart Srecko Katanec during the intense battle for the Asian Cup Group D top spot between arch-rivals Iran and Iraq at the...
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Qatar U23 Tournament: Iran loses to Tajikistan

Tasnim – DOHA, Iran U-23 football team lost to Tajikistan 2-1 at the four-nation international event on Tuesday. Vahid Namdari scored Iran’s only goal in the match held at Aspire Academy in Doha, Qatar. The tournament is being held in Doha from 15 to 21 January. The participating teams are...
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Peyman Babaei joins Sumgayit FK

Tasnim – SUMGAYIT, Iranian forward Peyman Babaei has joined Azerbaijan Premiere League football team Sumgayit. The Machine Sazi forward has signed a two-year loan contract with the Azerbaijani football team. Sumgayit president Riad Rafiyev and Machine Sazi general manager Hooshang Nasirzadeh reached an agreement for the transfer in Istanbul, Turkey...
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Goalless draw against Iraq seals top spot for Iran [VIDEO]

Persianfootball.com – DUBAI, The much anticipated Persian Gulf derby between Iran and Iraq only kept it’s promises in one aspect, in a heated and intense match, the two sides fought out a goalless draw. Team Melli advanced to the knockout stage as group winners and Iraq as second placed team,...
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Iranian forward Shahab Zahedi joins Suwon Bluewings

TehranTimes – TEHRAN, South Korean football club Suwon Samsung Bluewings have completed the signing of Iranian striker Shahab Zahedi. The 24-year-old striker has joined the Korean giants from Icelandic ÍBV. The details of the contract have not been revealed. Zahedi plays in forward position but can play as a winger...
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Iran held by Iraq in lackluster match [VIDEO]

AFC – TEHRAN, Iran national football team were held to a 0-0 draw by Iraq at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup on Wednesday at the Al Maktoum Stadium, Dubai and claimed top spot in Group D thanks to a better goal difference. Carlos Queiroz’s team had already defeated Yemen 5-0...
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2019 Asian Cup: Rivalry and revenge as Iran face Iraq

Hindustan Times – DUBAI, Iran, the three-time Asian Cup winners, lead Iraq on goal difference at the top of Group D, with both teams already qualified for the next round One of football’s great rivalries takes centre-stage at the Asian Cup on Wednesday when Iran play Iraq still smarting from...
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