Queiroz to lead Iran at Asian Cup 2015

AFCasiancup.com – TERHRAN, Team Melli is set to receive a massive boost ahead of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup with coach Carlos Queiroz set to extend his contract until the end of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Both parties agreed to finalize the contract on August 1 during a session at...

FC Penafiel eye Alireza Haghighi

Persianfootball.com – PENAFIEL, Portuguese first league side FC Penafiel are eager to recruit Iran’s World Cup starting goalkeeper Alireza Haghighi from Rubin Kazan. The newly promoted club are looking for a goalkeeper and could sign the 26-year-old as early as next week, according Portuguese media reports. The former Persepolis keeper...

Iranian teenager on verge of joining La Liga champions

Tehran Times – MADRID, Iran U-20 international Saeid Ezzatollahi has accepted an offer to join Spanish giants Atlético Madrid. He will fly to Spain in the coming days in order to discuss the terms of his contract. “Saeid will join the U-21 team at Atlético Madrid, but he could be...

Croatian Leonard Mesaric joins Foolad

Tasnim – AHVAZ, Croatian defender Leonard Mesaric joined Iran’s Foolad football team from HNK Gorica on Sunday. The 30-year-old defender has joined the Iranian football title-holder on a one-year contract for an undisclosed fee. Mesaric has also played at Croatian clubs NK Lokomotiva and Dinamo Zagreb. Dragan Skočić, who was...

Ashkan Dejagah to join Al-Arabi of Qatar on Monday: report

Tasnim – DOHA, Iranian international midfielder Ashkan Dejagah will sign a contract with Al-Arabi on Monday, Qatari media reports said. Fulham has received a £5 million bid for Dejagah from Al-Arabi. The player has one year left on his contract. The 28-year-old player, who was voted as Fulham’s player of...

Saba signs Brazilian Marco Aurélio Iubel

Tasnim – QOM, Iran’s Saba football club announced the signing of Brazilian striker Marco Aurélio Iubel on Saturday. The 28-year-old player has joined the Iranian football club for an undisclosed fee. Aurélio Iubel has played for Brazilian clubs Vitória, Vila Nova, Paraná Clube, Mirassol FC and Portuguese clubs Vitoria Guimaraes...

Zob Ahan signs Lebanese int’l defender Ali Hamam

Tasnim – ESFAHAN, Iran’s Zob Ahan of Isfahan football team announced the signing of Lebanese right-back Ali Hamam. The 28-year-old defender has penned a one-year contract with the Iranian football club. Ali Hamam started his career at Al-Nejmeh of Lebanon and scored eight goals for the team at 185 matches....

Dejagah on verge of Al Arabi move: report

Tehran Times – DOHA, Iran international midfielder Ashkan Dejagah is just one step away from joining the Qatari club Al Arabi, according to Arab media sources. Dejagah recently had a meeting with the club’s coach, Sami Al Jaber, and the 28-year-old is expected to take a medical test in the...

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