Estili issues apology after AFC U23 Championship exit

Tehran Times – SONGKHLA, Hamid Estili has apologized to the Iranian fans after his team failed to book a place at the AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 quarterfinals. On Wednesday, Iran were knocked out of the competition despite a 1-0 win over China PR at Tinsulanon Stadium.   After wasting...
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Algerian Okacha Hamzaoui linked with Tractor [Report]

Tasnim – TABRIZ, Algerian forward Okacha Hamzaoui has been linked with a move to Iranian football club Tractor. The 29-year-player has joined Tractor in Turkey’s training camp. Hamzaoui started his playing career at IRB Sougueur in 2008 and has also played in Algerian teams USM Bel-Abbès, JS Saoura, USM Alger...
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Iran knocked out of AFC U23 Championship [VIDEO]

Tehran Times – SONGKHLA, Iran U23 football team failed to bring an end to a 44-year Olympic qualification drought. After wasting a string of chances, Iran defeated China 1-0 but it wasn’t enough to extend their stay in the competition, with Uzbekistan advancing on goal difference despite their 2-1 loss...
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Alarming concerns about the Iran National Team

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, The Iran Football Federation is still weighing up the options following their decision to part ways with Marc Wilomts and now there are two potential candidates for the role of Team Melli head coach: Amir Ghalenoei and Ali Daei, with Yahya Golmohammadi, the third candidate, was...
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Golmohammadi happy to return to Persepolis

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, New-appointed Persepolis coach Yahya Golmohammadi is happy to return to the team club after seven years. Ex-Iran captain is confident Persepolis club will challenge for top honors again after being appointed head coach on a one-and-a-half-year contract. “This is a huge honor.” Yahya Golmohammadi said in...
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We will change players for China match: Hamid Estili

Tasnim – SONGKHLA, Iran U-23 football team head coach Hamid Estili says they will try to use players who are not tired against China. Iran may look to utilize fresh legs, as it fights to keep its AFC U-23 Championship Thailand 2020 campaign alive against China PR at Tinsulanon Stadium...
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Montenegrin Miodrag Radulovic named Zob Ahan coach

Tehran Times – ISFAHAN, Montenegrin coach Miodrag Radulovic has been confirmed as new head coach of Zob Ahan on Tuesday. Radulovic, who succeeded Alireza Mansourian, has signed a one-and-a half- year deal with the Iranian team. The 52-year-old started his coaching career as an assistant at Montenegrin team Zeta. He...
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Yahya Golmohammadi named Persepolis coach

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Ex-Iran captain Yahya Golmohammadi has been appointed as new head coach of Persepolis football team on Monday. Golmohammadi parted ways with Shahr Khodro football club by mutual consent on Monday and took charge of Persepolis.   The 49-year-old coach has replaced Argentine coach Gabriel Calderon who...
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Nigerian forward Christian Osaguona joins Persepolis

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Persepolis club have signed Nigerian striker Christian Osaguona on a half-season deal and the Reds hold an option to extend his deal for a further year. The Nigerian arrived in Tehran on Monday and underwent medical tests ahead of sealing a six-month move to the defending champions...
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