Iran B, U23 football teams share spoils

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Iran B football team were held to a 1-1 draw by Iran U23 football team in a friendly match on Monday. Mehrdad Mohammadi found the back of the net in the 12th minute for Iran B and Abolfazl Razzaghpour equalized the match in the 67th minute....
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Former Bloem Celtic striker goes on trial in Iran

Sport 24 – CAPE TOWN, Former Bloemfontein Celtic and University of Pretoria striker Atusaye Nyondo has gone on trial with Iran’s Shakr Khodrou FC. Nyondo was most recently being assessed by Black Leopards though he failed to win a deal with Lidoda Duvha after two weeks. Nonetheless, the 28-year-old, who hit 14 goals over two seasons in...
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Alireza Jahanbakhsh relishes chance to impress new boss

The Argus – BRIGHTON, Alireza Jahanbakhsh is unfazed by the change of manager at Albion after a promising start under Graham Potter. The Iranian winger became the club’s record £17 million signing from Dutch side AZ Alkmaar last summer during Chris Hughton’s reign but struggled to make an impact. Jahanbakhsh, given extra-time off...
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Brazilian keeper Fernando de Jesus joins Pars Jonoubi

Tasnim – JAM, Brazilian goalkeeper Fernando de Jesus Ribeiro has joined Iranian top-flight football club Pars Jonoubi on Monday. The 35-year-old goalie has penned a one-year contract with Abadan-based football club. The details of his contract have not been revealed. Fernando de Jesus is reunited with his former coach Faraz...
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Iran Women Team down four places in FIFA ranking

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Iran women national football team moved down four places in the latest FIFA rankings. The Iranian team moved down to the 70th place. Australia remains Asia’s highest ranked national team despite falling two places, while DPR Korea returned to the global top 10 in the July update of...
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Persepolis coach Bagheri extends contract

Tasnim – TEHRAN, Persepolis coach Karim Bagheri has agreed on a further cooperation with the Iranian team through 2020. Bagheri has played a key role in Persepolis’s success in the past three years, helping the Reds win three Iran Professional League (IPL) titles. Bagheri, who was a member of Persepolis...
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Vahid Amiri returns to Persepolis

Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Iranian international midfielder Vahid Amiri returned to Persepolis football team on Saturday. The 31-year-old player has penned a two-year contract with Persepolis. Amiri’s performance in the 2018 World Cup caught the eye of Turkish football club Trabzonspor but he failed to hold down a regular starting...
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Turkish coach Denzili eyes Iran league title

AA.com – TABRIZ, Coach Denizli, Tractor FC, club’s hometown Tabriz thrilled with club’s goal of winning first-ever league title Turkish coach Mustafa Denizli is targeting Iran’s top-tier Persian Gulf Pro League title this season with his new team, Tractor Football Club. “I hope we will break new ground for this...
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