Former Senegal coach Bruno Metsu dies

Metsu had told French sports newspaper L’Equipe in July that he had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Augustin Senghor, president of the Senegal Football Federation, paid tribute to the ex-Teranga Lions boss. “It’s a great loss for Senegal. Bruno Metsu not only marked Senegalese football but the entire history of Senegal,” Senghor said. Metsu took

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Beitashour very motivated to play for Iran

San Jose Earthquakes right back accepted call-up to Iranian national football team for Asian Cup qualifier. The match has been scheduled for October 15 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. Beitashour has yet to make an international appearance for any nation. He was called by Jurgen Klinsmann to the U.S. national team ahead of its friendly against

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Iranian referee Mohsen Ghahremani suspended

Ghahremani has been banned by anti-corruption committee of Iran Football Federation on Monday. Ghahremani made wrong decisions during Sepahan-Persepolis match in Isfahan last month, where the visiting team lost 2-0. The referee showed Meysam Hosseini a straight red card for a controversial foul on Sepahan defender Shoja Khalilzadeh just two minutes into the match. He

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Iran wins 17th Men’s Asian Volleyball Championship

The reigning Asian volleyball champions defeated the Koreans on Sunday by winning three straight sets 25-19, 25-22 and 25-19 in the finals of the tourney in the United Arab Emirates. On Saturday, Iranian volleyball players reached the finals round of the games by beating powerhouse Japan. Iran defeated the Japanese side by winning three straight

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USA in talks with Iran over friendly

“There [have] been preliminary discussions regarding the possibility of a USA and Iran match,” Iran’s goalkeepers coach Dan Gaspar, an American citizen, told FOX Soccer in an email. “There is genuine interest on both sides to have this possible match become a reality. Things are in motion and I believe a final decision will be

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