Jafar Salmani joins Liga Nos side Portimonense

Tasnim – PORTIMAO, Iranian left-winger Jafar Salmani officially joined Portuguese top-flight team Portimonense. The 23-year-old started his playing career in 2017 in Sanat Naft and has joined his former coach Paulo Sérgio, who headed Sanat Naft in 2018-19. Salmani is Iran’s fourth player in the Primeira Liga. Mehdi Taremi (Porto),...
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AFC International Player of Week: Mehdi Taremi

AFC – KUALA LUMPUR, Iranian forward Mehdi Taremi was chosen as the AFC International Player of the Week. Taremi scored Porto’s second goal against Fabril in the third round of the Portuguese Cup. He won the poll with 37 percent of the votes. Karim Ansarifard, also from Iran, was among...
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Persepolis coach Golmohammadi extends contract

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Persepolis coach Yahya Golmohammadi signed a new two-year deal that will keep him in the team until 2023. Golmohammadi had one year left on his previous deal. He led Persepolis to their fourth Iran league title in July and also helped the Reds reach 2020 AFC...
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Esteghlal coach Fekri handed one-match suspension

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Esteghlal football team head coach Mahmoud Fekri has been suspended for one game due to using bad language in front of the TV camera. He has been handed a one-match suspension by disciplinary committee of the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI). He...
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FFIRI newly amended statutes approved

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, The General Assembly of the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) approved the federation’s newly amended statutes on Saturday. This was the first-ever virtual FFIRI’s General Assembly, which was held as a webinar due to the pandemic coronavirus’s continuous outbreak. It was the...
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Iran unchanged in latest FIFA rankings

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Iran national football team remained unchanged in 29th place in FIFA World Ranking released on Friday. Iran defeated Bosnia and Herzegovina 2-0 during the international break on Nov. 12. Japan maintained their position as the Asia’s top team and are 27th in the world. South Korea...
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IPL: Persepolis held by Naft Masjed Soleyman [VIDEO]

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Persepolis football team played out a goalless draw with Naft Masjed Soleyman in Iran Professional League (IPL) on Thursday. Lackluster Persepolis were held to a goalless draw for the second time in three weeks on a rainy day in Masjed Soleyman’s Behnam Mahmoudi Stadium. Siamak Nemati failed...
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