Iran, Algeria friendly match rescheduled

Tasnim – ALGIERS, The friendly match between Iran and Algeria football teams has been brought forward. The match was originally scheduled for early June in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium but the Algerian media have reported the warm-up game will be held in March. The Iranian national football team has been grouped...
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Zlatko Ivankovic appointed as Persepolis assistant coach

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Zlatko Ivankovic has been named as the assistant coach of Iranian football giant Persepolis. The 60-year-old coach was named as his older brother’s assistant in the Tehran-based club. Zlatko replaced Serten Cuk who left Persepolis to work at the grassroots division of Croatian football federation. Zlatko...
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Qatar may use Iran’s Kish Island for World Cup 2022

IFPNews – DOHA, Qatari Football Federation officials are planning to visit Iran’s Kish Island to prepare the grounds for the Persian Gulf resort’s hosting of Qatar 2022 World Cup teams. Iranian Football Federation officials have invited president of the Qatar Football Association, Sheikh Hamad al-Thani, to visit Kish Island in...
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Irancell, La Liga sign cooperation agreement

Business Standard – TEHRAN, Iran’s second largest mobile operator, MTN-Irancell, signed an online broadcasting rights agreement with La Liga, the top professional association soccer division of Spain. The deal was signed here by Irancell CEO, Alireza Ghalambor Dezfouli and Corporate General Manager of La Liga, Javier Gomez Molina, Xinhua cited...
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Serten Cuk mutually parts company with Persepolis

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Persepolis assistant coach Serten Cuk has parted company with the Iranian football team. Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic said Cuk has left the team because he has been appointed as manager of grassroots program in Croatia Football Federation. Iranian media reports suggest that Branko’s brother Zlatko will replace...
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Ghoddos: Arsenal won’t be used to the conditions here

Dailycannon.com – OSTERSUND, Östersunds FK striker Saman Ghoddos says they’re confident of getting a result at home to Arsenal due to the unique playing conditions. Ghoddos spoke to Sydsvenskan after the Europa League last-32 draw pitting the two clubs against each other in February’s clash. The 24-year-old told the Swedish...
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