Masoud Shojaei officially moves to AEK Athens

(IranSportsPres.com-FiancialTribune)- Iranian football legionnaire, Masoud Shojaei, finalized his move to Greece Superleague No. 1 AEK Athens FC for the next season after ending his contract with another Greek football club Panionios on December 19. Shojaei, 33, played 41 matches for Panionios which sits in fifth place of the Superleague. He joined the team in 2016, Varzesh3.com

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PGPL Week 17th: Esteghlal crash Esteghlal Khuzesran(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Esteghlal football team earned its third successive win in Iran Professional League (IPL) on Thursday. The Tehran-based team, who had defeated Sepahan 3-0 and Sanat Naft 4-0 in their two previous matches, beat Esteghlal Khuzestan 3-0 in Ahvaz’s Ghadir Stadium. Vouria Ghafouri opened the scoring for the visiting team just seven minutes into the match.

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Ehsan Haji Safi reaches an agreement with Greece giant Olympiacos

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)-Iranian international left-back Ehsan Haji Safi has reportedly reached an agreement with Greek giant Olympiacos. The 27-year-old player is the team’s first transfer in the January window, sdna.gr reported. Haji Safi signed a two year contract with Greek Super League side Panionios in June 2017 and teamed up with his fellow Masoud Shojaei. He will

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Iranian International Masoud Shjaei Joins AEK Athens

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian international attacking midfielder Masoud Shojaei joined AEK Athens. The 32-year-old player has joined the Greek giant until the end of the season, with the option to negotiate a further year. Shojaei has been released from Panionios and AEK Spanish coach Manolo Jimenez considers him as an ideal replacement for captain Petros Mantalos, who

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Iran is Asia’s best hope in 2018 FIFA World Cup

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran is the Asia’s best hope going to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Asia Times reported. In 2014, Iran was the best of a bad bunch and only lost to Argentina courtesy of a last-minute moment of magic from Lionel Messi. Now, Team Melli has not only qualified for successive World Cups for the

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Team-Melli to play Algeria in March in Paris

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran national football team will play a friendly match with Algeria in March, according to Hakim Medane, Algerian FA executive committee member. “We’ve reached an agreement with the Iranian federation for a friendly match in next March in a European country. We will also face Portugal on 7 or 8 June in Lisbon,” Medane

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Alireza Jahanbakhsh named in the Eredivisie first half XI

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iranian international winger Jahanbakhsh has been chosen in the Eredivisie first half of the season 2017-18 team. The 25-year-old player, who currently plays for AZ Alkmaar, has seven goals and six assists in 17 matches. Jahanbakhsh will be one of Team Melli members in the 2018 World Cup, where the Iranian national football team

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Ghoddos’s teammate Nigerian Striker Alhaji Gero linked with Iran’s Esteghlal(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Salisu Abdullahi “Alhaji” Gero has been linked with a move to Iranian football club Esteghlal. The 24-year-old striker could join Esteghlal after the end of Allsvenskan (Swedish professional league). Esteghlal coach Winfried Schafer is looking for a striker and it seems the German coach has found his man. Salisu Abdullahi “Alhaji” Gero is Iran international

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Saman Ghoddos confirms 10 Clubs are chasing him

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Ostersund forward Saman Ghoddos has confirmed to the Swedish media a number of clubs are interested in signing him. The Iranian international has been linked with a move to Queens Park Rangers in recent months, and Expressen say there have been ‘concrete bids from England’, as well as Spain and Germany. Speaking to Sydsvenskan, Ghoddos

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PGPL: Persepolis denied at the death by Foolad, Esteghlal ease past Sanat Naft(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Rahim Zahivi’s late goal denied Persepolis three points in a 1-1 draw in their Iran Professional League (IPL) fixture in Ahvaz on Sunday. Persepolis football team put up a better display and opened the scoring through Godwin Mensha in the 15th minute, but one minute before the end of regulation time Zahivi found the

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