Jiri Sanak named Esteghlal assistant coach

(IranSportsPress.com – TehranTimes) Most recently, Sanak has worked at Czech Republic football team Mlada Boleslav. Sanak replaced Mick McDermott in Tehran-based team. Irish coach McDermott parted company with Esteghlal in late October. According to Iranian media, a Jamaican coach will be added to Esteghlal staff. Esteghlal German coach Winfried Schafer has already worked as Jamaica

Continue Reading →

Werder Bremen interested in Iran’s Saman Ghoddos

(IranSportsPress.com  – TehranTimes) – Ghoddos, who scored his first goal for Iran national football team on Thursday against Panama, will reportedly cost the German team five million euros. Ghoddos, whose contract expires in Östersund in December 2019, has been voted the best striker in Allsvenskan League this season. Also, Championship sides Wolverhampton Wanderers, QPR and

Continue Reading →

Iran start World Cup warm-up with win over Panama (Video Highlights)

(IranSportsPress.com – Reuters) – Iran beat Panama 2-1 in a friendly in Graz, Austria on Thursday, in a match-up of two teams who have qualified for next year’s World Cup in Russia. Iran took the lead in the 16th minute with a penalty from Ashkan Dejagah after a wild, sliding challenge from Jan Vargas on Karim Ansarifard.

Continue Reading →

Persepolis Edge Past Esteghlal in Tehran Derby (Video Highlight)

(IranSportsPress.com – TehranTimes) – Persepolis striker Ali Alipour was brought down in penalty area in 22nd minute by Rouzbeh Cheshmi and converted his penalty. Esteghlal were dominant team in the second half but failed to create dangerous chance. The match was abandoned by referee Bijan Heydari in the last minutes as a result of the missile

Continue Reading →

Persepolis 2 Al Hilal 2 (2-6 agg): Al Hilal Eliminates Perspolis to Reach Final[VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com – FourFourTwo)- Omar Kharbin followed up his first-leg hat-trick with two more goals to set up a final against either Urawa Red Diamonds or Shanghai SIPG. Al Hilal booked their place in the AFC Champions League final as Omar Kharbin scored twice in a 2-2 draw away to Persepolis that secured a 6-2 aggregate triumph.

Continue Reading →

Iran hold off Mexico to make last eight (Video Highlights)

(IranSportsPress.com – FIFA.com)– Iran made it four wins from four matches at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 and qualified for the quarter-finals after fighting to make two early goals stand up against a game Mexican side. In just the seventh minute, Mohammad Sharifi converted a very confident penalty after Mohammad Ghaderi’s hard work

Continue Reading →

Iran lands 34th in latest FIFA world rankings

(IranSportsPress.com – Mehrnews Agency) – Iran’s national football team has been placed in the 34th position in the world and 1st in Asia in the latest FIFA World Ranking. The FIFA World Ranking is a ranking system for men’s national teams in association football, currently led by Germany. The teams of the member nations of FIFA,

Continue Reading →

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Iran ready for Mexico challenge

(IranSportsPress.com- The Hindu) – High on confidence after a strong show in the group stage, Asian powerhouse Iran would look to keep their unbeaten run intact when they face Mexico in a pre-quarterfinal match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, in Margao on Tuesday. Iran have enjoyed a good run in this tournament, beating Guinea (3-1),

Continue Reading →

World Cup host Russia draws 1-1 with Iran in friendly ( VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com- USA Today)-  Russia salvaged a 1-1 draw in the 2018 World Cup host’s friendly against Iran on Tuesday. The game was played at a pedestrian pace before Sardar Azmoun’s 57th-minute opening goal for Iran, scored on a quick counterattack off a pass by Mehdi Taremi. In response, the Russians took more risks and were

Continue Reading →