Iran Names Six Host Cities for 2019 AFC Asian Cup

Tasnim – TEHRAN, The Iranian Football Federation (IFF) finalized the names of six cities to host the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. Iran had earlier proposed Tehran, Isfahan, Tabriz and Mashhad for hosting the competitions and now the IFF officials have added Shiraz and Kerman to the list. A delegation from...

Esteghlal Knocked Out of ACL

Tasnim – RIYADH, Iran’s Esteghlal football team was eliminated from the AFC Champions League after a 2-1 defeat against Al Shabab of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday. Iran’s giant blues needed a win to keep alive its hopes of reaching the knock-out stage in Group A. The Iranian outfit took the...

Team Melli kick off preparations in South Africa

Persianfootball.com – JOHANNESBURG, Carlos Queiroz arrived in Johannesburg, South Africa, with a depleted squad today to kick off the preparations for the 2014 World Cup. 28 players had been invited for the first stage of preparations, but the two foreign based players Javad Nekounam and Pejman Montazeri and the 15...

Tractor Sazi bow out of ACL

Persianfootball.com – JEDDAH, Tractor Sazi Tabriz suffered a 0-2 defeat to Al Ittihad on matchday 5 of the Asian Champions League on Tuesday, and have no chance of reaching the playoffs anymore. A goal in either half remained unanswered by the Iranians, who had been depleted early in the game...

Sepahan of Iran demolished Al Saad of Qatar [video]

Persianfootball.com – ESFAHAN, On match day 5 of ACL competitions, Sepahan of Iran destroyed Al Saad of Qatar 4-0 in Esfahan. In the first half, Sepahan had several chances but unable to score and the half ended 0-0. In the second half, in minute 48 Mehdi sharifi scored a beauty...

ACL MD5: Al Ittihad vs Tractrosazi Tabriz Preview

AFC – MEKKAH, Despite missing two of his key midfielders for their crucial AFC Champions League clash with Al Ittihad on Tuesday, Tractorsazi Tabriz coach Antonio Oliviera is confident that his current side can get the better of his former club in the Group D encounter. Oliveira, who managed Al...

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