Parviz Mazloumi Shortlisted for Paykan Job

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Former Esteghlal coach Parviz Mazloumi has been nominated to replace Mansour Ebrahimzadeh in Paykan football team. Mazloumi has been out of work for less than one year. Ebrahimzadeh stepped down as his job on Monday. According to the reports, Paykan has also  negotiated with former Sepahan coach...

Persepolis Midfielder Haghighi Sidelined for One Month

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Persepolis of Tehran midfielder Reza Haghighi could be out for one month with a knee injury. Haghighi suffered a serious right foot injury in Sunday’s game against Esteghlal in Tehran derby. “An MRI scan revealed a tear to his right knee. Haghighi has been sidelined for one...

Ebrahimzadeh Sacked as Iran’s Paykan Coach

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Media reports suggest that Mansour Ebrahimzadeh has been sacked by Paykan football club. Ebrahimzadeh, who replaced Farhad Kazemi in June, has already coached Zob Ahan of Isfahan, Naft and Rah Ahan of Tehran. According to the reports, Paykan has negotiated with Zlatko Kranjcar but the Croat has...

Ali Daei among AFC Inductees in Hall of Fame

Tasnim – Kuala Lumpur, Ex-Iran and Persepolis striker Ali Daei has been inducted into the AFC (Asian Football Confederation) Hall of Fame. Former Bayern Munich striker Daei played 149 times for Team Melli and scored 109 goals for his country. The initial Hall of Fame inductee list includes the likes...

AFC 60th Anniversary: Ali Karimi, A True Asian Icon

AFC – TEHRAN, The charismatic Karimi will undoubtedly go down as one of Iran’s greatest footballers who, on his day, could dazzle Iranian and Asian football fans with his silky passing, unbelievable imagination and light feet as he orchestrated attacks for club and country. Standing proudly alongside other Iranian football...

AFC Asian Cup player in focus : Iran’s Sardar Azmoun

AFC – TEHRAN, With a shock of dark black hair, boyish good looks and quick feet, Sardar Azmoun has quickly become known as the ‘Iranian Messi’. However, it wasn’t a straightforward path to professional football for Azmoun, who played volleyball with the Iranian national team as a teenager. After signing...

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