Hamid Derakhshan named Naft Tehran coach

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Former Persepolis coach Hamid Derakhshan has been named as new head coach of Naft Tehran. Derakhshan replaced Ali Karimi in the Tehran-based football team. Karimi was appointed as Naft Tehran coach on July 1 but parted company with the team due to financial problems. Naft Tehran...
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Mohammad Tayyebi joins Qatar SC

Tasnim – DOHA, Iran’s Esteghlal Khuzestan defender Mohammad Tayyebi joined Qatar SC on Thursday. The 30-year-old player has joined the Qatari club on a one-year contract for an undisclosed fee. Tayyebi had already reached an agreement with Iran’s Pars Jonoubi Jam. Tayyebi started his playing career at Naft Omidiyeh in...
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Persepolis striker Mensha ruled out for three weeks

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Nigerian striker Godwin Mensha underwent a hemorrhoidectomy surgery on Wednesday. The Persepolis striker will miss first three weeks of the Iran Professional League. Persepolis will also face Naft Tehran on Friday in Iran’s Super Cup. According to information found on Wikipedia, Hemorrhoids, also called piles, are...
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