Nekounam scores, Jahanbakhsh assists

Persianfootball.com – PAMPLONA, Javad Nekounam and Karim Ansarifard helped Osasuna to an important late 3-2 victory over Tenerife on Saturday. Both Iranians started and showed pleasing performances in an exciting match. After falling behind, Javad Nekounam was pulled down inside the area and converted the resulting penalty himself to make...

Sepahan crushes out of Hazfi Cup

TehranTimes, TEHRAN – Sepahan football team has suffered a 1-0 defeat against second division side Gol Gohar Sirjan in round of 32 of Hazfi Cup on Saturday. It was an entertaining 90 minutes but neither side were able to break the deadlock in normal time in front of more than...

India go down to Iran in AFC women’s championship

zeenews.india – Dhaka,  The Under-16 Indian women’s football team, ahead by a solitary goal for the majority of the match, conceded two late second half strikes to go down to Iran 1-2 in their first group match of the 2015 Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) Women’s Championship qualifiers at the Bangabandhu...

Persepolis Advances to Iran’s Hazfi Cup Round of 16 [VIDEO]

Tasnim, TEHRAN, Persepolis football team qualified for Iran’s Hazfi Cup round of 16 after defeating second division Karegar of Bushehr. In the match held in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Thursday, Persepolis beat Karegar 3-0 in front of less than 500 spectators. Mohammad Abbaszadeh gave the Reds a lead in the...

Iranian business tycoon lines up Getafe takeover bid

TehranTimes, TEHRAN-Iranian business tycoon Hossein Hedayati is lining up a takeover bid of Spanish top-flight club Getafe. Discussing the “ins and outs of his bid to buy” the Madrid-based club in an interview with Spanish daily Marca, 51-year-old Hedayati confirmed talks are already underway. Steel magnate Hedayati, who is reported...

Iran to Play Sweden in Friendly in March, Official Says

Tasnim, TEHRAN – The Iranian national football team will play a friendly match with Sweden in March 2015. “We’ve reached an agreement with the Swedish Football Association to play a friendly with the team at the end of March,” Mehdi Mohammad Nabi, the general secretary of Iran Football Federation, said....

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