Iran footballer Ghoochannejhad to rejoin Charlton

Press TV – KUWAIT CITY, Iranian footballer Reza Ghoochannejhad is expected to return to English club Charlton Athletic as he will no longer be used by al-Kuwait. In a statement on Sunday, the Kuwaiti club announced plans to replace the Iranian forward with Rogério de Assis, a Brazilian who has...

Mayelikohan appointed as Iran U-23 technical director

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Iran Football Federation (IFF) has appointed Mohammad Mayelikohan as Under-23 football team’s technical director on Sunday. After appointing Mohammad Khakpour as the head coach and adding Majid Saleh and Hadi Tabatabaei to the technical staff, the federation has decided to choose the former Team Melli coach...

Dejagah scores in Al-Arabi’s win over Al-Gharafa [VIDEO]

Persianfootball.com – DOHA, Iranian maestro Ashkan Dejagah scored in Al-Arabi’s 2-1 victory over Al-Gharafa played in a Qatar Stars League match yesterday. Ashkan Dejagah, who is known in Qatar by the name Seyed Ashkan Mohammed possibly due to Qataris struggle with pronunciation of his family name, scored in the first...

Branko Ivankovic close to Persepolis move

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Former Iran’s national football coach Branko Ivankovic has been linked with a move to Persepolis football team. The 60-year-old Croat has confirmed the Iranian giant is interested in hiring him. Speaking to Tasnim on Saturday, Branko said he is now studying an offer from a Chinese team....

Iran to Face Taifa Stars in Friendly

Allafrica – IRAN football team has lined up a friendly against the national team, Taifa Stars, as part of their preparations for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup, the football federation announced in Tehran. Carlos Queiroz’s team is currently holding a training camp in South Africa, where they are expected to...

Iran defeat Orlando Pirates II

Persianfootball.com – JOHANNESBURG, Depleted Iran also won the second friendly match in their South African camp, this time defeating Orlando Pirates’ reserves 3-1. Three days after the 2-0 win over Kaizer Chiefs II, a second half brace from Ehsan Hajsafi and a third goal from Mehdi Sharifi gave Iran victory....

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