Trabzonspor extends Majid Hosseini’s contract

Tasnim – TRABZON,  Iranian international defender Majid Hosseini will stay at Trabzonspor next season, Gazetedamga reported. According to the site, the Iranian stopper, who joined the Turkish top-flight team on a two-year contract in 2018, will remain in the team next season. As per the agreement, Hosseini will be paid...
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Persepolis captain Hosseini not ready to retire

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Persepolis football team captain Jalal Hosseini has denied claims that he is going to hang up his shoes. Local media reports suggest that Hosseini will bid farewell to football at the end of the season. “I am not going to retire and keep going as long...
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AFC: Beiranvand nominated for #Asian FIFA World Cup Hero

Tasnim – KUALA LUMPUR, Iran international goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand will vie with Park Ji-sung (Korea Republic), Sami Al Jaber (Saudi Arabia), Tim Cahill (Australia) and Keisuke Honda (Japan) to be named as the Asian FIFA World Cup Hero. Over the years a number of Asian players have produced the goods...
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Persepolis and Esteghlal to focus on domestic talent

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Iran’s Sports and Youth Ministry has reportedly told football clubs Persepolis and Esteghlal to stop hiring foreign coaches and players from now on. The two Iranian clubs could be banned from signing players for several transfer windows after they failed to pay the wage of their...
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FFIRI elections to be held in September

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, The Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) elective General Assembly will be held in September. The elections were scheduled for March 15 but it was deferred since FIFA had ordered FFIRI to postpone the elections until the national governing body amends its current statutes. World...
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Mohammad Nabi appointed as FFIRI Secretary-General

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Mehdi Mohammad Nabi has been named as the Acting Secretary General of The Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI), as reported by FFIRI official website. Mohammad Nabi replaced Ebrahim Shakouri, who had started his work as Acting General Secretary in December 2018. Mohammad...
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