Ronaldo on target to beat Ali Daei’s World Record

Tasnim – TURIN, Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo insisted that breaking Ali Daei’s record for international goals is on the cards. The 34-year-old forward took his tally of international goals to 99 with a late tap-in as Portugal secured a place at Euro 2020 with a labored 2-0 win over Luxembourg...
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Alireza Faghani invited to AFC U-23 Championship

Tasnim – BANGKOK, The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) invited Iranian referee Alireza Faghani to officiate at the AFC U-23 Championship. The AFC U-23 Championship will be held in Thailand from January 8 to 26 and the top three teams of the tournament will qualify for the 2020 Summer Olympics men’s...
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IPL: Machine Sazi handed a three-window transfer ban

Tehran Times – TABRIZ, Machine Sazi have been banned by world governing body FIFA from signing players for the next three transfer windows. The sanction comes after the Iranian club were found guilty for failing to pay salary of Brazilian striker Luciano Pereira Mendes. Mendes, who currently plays in Iranian...
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Friendly: Indonesia U23 beats Iran U23 [VIDEO]

Tehran Times – BALI, Iran U23 football team lost to Indonesia 2-1 in a friendly match held at the Pakansari Stadium in Cibinong, Bogor, West Java on Saturday. Muhammad Rafli broke the deadlock for the hosts in the 32nd minute but Iran’s Reza Shekari equalized the match from the penalty spot...
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FIFA fines Bahrain after fans whistle Iran anthem

Tehran Times – ZURICH, FIFA fined the Bahrain Football Association (BFA) after local fans booed and whistled the Iranian national anthem at a World Cup qualifier. In the match held in Riffa in mid-October at Asia’s Round 2 qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar in Group C, the...
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Iranians nominated for The AFC Annual Awards 2019

Tasnim – HONG KONG, Persepolis FC and Iran goalkeeper Ali Reza Beiranvand, Japan’s versatile defender Tomoaki Makino and AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 star Akram Hassan Afif of Qatar lead the nominees for the AFC Player of the Year – Men’s category at the AFC Annual Awards Hong Kong 2019....
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