Inking MoU, step towards soccer coop. between Iran, Netherlands

Mehr News – AMSTERDAM, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Netherlands Alireza Jahangiri pointed to signing a cooperation agreement between the federations of the two countries last year and said, “this agreement is the outset of broadening and expanding sports cooperation between Iran and the Netherlands.” Given...
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Al Gharafa present new striker Mehdi Taremi

The Gulf Times – AL RAYYAN, Al Gharafa unveiled their new recruit, Iranian striker Mehdi Taremi, at a Press conference on Wednesday night. The 25-year-old, who was signed for one-and-a-half seasons, was presented in the presence of Al Gharafa Sports Club President Sheikh Jassim bin Thamer al-Thani, former president Saad...
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Iran may play a pre-World Cup friendly with Italy

Tehran Times – AMSTERDAM, Iran national football team may be surprised by a friendly match with Azzurri. Mehdi Taj and Mohammad Reza Saket, President and Secretary General of Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) participated in the fifth FIFA Executive Football Summit in 2017/2018 series in Amsterdam, the Netherlands...
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FFIRI officials attend FIFA Executive Football Summit

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Mehdi Taj and Mohammad Reza Saket, President and Secretary General of Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) participated in the fifth FIFA Executive Football Summit in 2017/2018 series in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The Iranian officials negotiated with their Italian counterparts to extend cooperation with the...
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Qatar may ask Iran for help in hosting the World Cup

The Economist – DOHA, The tiny emirate is behind in its preparations for the tournament. FOOTBALL’S World Cup in 2022, to be hosted by Qatar, was always billed as a regional event. Other countries in the Gulf offered hotel rooms and training facilities. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said it...
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Iran plans to take on Azerbaijan in futsal friendly, says coach

PressTV – TEHRAN, The head coach of the Iranian men’s national futsal team Mohammad Nazemosharia said that Iran is planning to play two friendly fixtures against the Azerbaijan national futsal team, Press TV reported on Wednesday. “Cancellation of the two scheduled demonstration matches against the Slovenian squad disrupted our plans....
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Sajjad Shahbazzadeh joins Qatar SC

Tasnim – DOHA, Qatar SC has completed the signing of Iranian striker Sajjad Shahbazzadeh on Wednesday. Shahbazzadeh became surplus to requirements in Iranian club Esteghlal after he failed to find the net in eight matches in Iran Professional League. The 27-year-old Iranian striker will play along with Brazilian striker Patrick...
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Mustafa Denizli reaches agreement with Tractor Sazi: Report

Tasnim – TABRIZ, Turkish football coach Mustafa Denizli has reportedly reached an agreement with Iranian football club Tractor Sazi. According to Fanatik, Denizli will sign a contract with Tractor Sazi until the end of the season for a fee of $400,000. Denizli, who has already worked in Iranian football teams...
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