Iran, Uzbekistan Likely to Play Friendly on November 13

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Iranian national football team (Team Melli) and Uzbekistan football team will likely play a friendly match in November this year. Media reports suggest that Uzbekistan’s Football Federation has negotiated with its Iranian counterpart to arrange the friendly in Tashkent on November 13. Iranian national football team head...

Sardar Azmoun Joins Rostov

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Rubin Kazan striker Sardar Azmoun joined FC Rostov for the rest of the season. The 21-year-old striker Azmoun produced solid performances in the 2015 AFC Asian Cup, where he scored two goals against Qatar and Iraq. He reunited with his former coach Kurban Berdyev in Rostov to...

Morteza Pouraliganji Joins Tianjin Teda

Tasnim – TIANJIN, Naft international defender Morteza Pouraliganji joined Chinese football club Tianjin Teda. He has joined the Chinese club for a reported $500,000 for a one season. Tianjin ended 7th last year and is coached by former Persepolis coach Arie Haan. Pouraliganji was a key member of the Iranian...

ACL 2015 – Group D: Nasaf 2-1 Tractorsazi Tabriz

the-AFC.com – KARSHI, Uzbekistan’s Nasaf claimed their first-ever AFC Champions League win on Wednesday as second-half goals from Ilkhom Shomurodov and Khamza Karimov secured a 2-1 comeback win over Iran’s Tractorsazi Tabriz. Brazilian Edinho had opened the scoring for Iranian Hazfi Cup winners Tractorsazi after 31 minutes only for Shomurodov...

ACL 2015 – Group C: Foolad Khouzestan 0-0 Al Sadd

the-AFC.com – AHWAZ, Foolad Khouzestan secured a point in their AFC Champions League opener on Wednesday despite being reduced to 10 men for the final 20 minutes as the Iranian champions played out a goalless draw against 2011 winners Al Sadd from Qatar at Ghadir Stadium. While both teams showed...

Derakhshan delighted to thrash Qatari Champions [VIDEO]

The-afc.com -TEHRAN, Proud coach Hamid Derakhshan praised his Persepolis players for their performance in Tuesday’s 3-0 victory over Qatari champions Lekhwiya in their AFC Champions League Group A opener at the Azadi Stadium. After a goalless first half, Persepolis scored twice in quick succession after the hour mark as first...

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