(IranSportsPress.com-Yonhab News Agency)- South Korean football icon Park Ji-sung said Thursday that the national team players should overcome World Cup qualifying pressure to earn good results in upcoming matches. South Korea, led by head coach Shin Tae-yong, will host Iran on Aug. 31 and take on Uzbekistan five days later on the road in their
(IranSportsPress.com-FIBA)- Iran will advance to play Korea in the FIBA Asia Cup Semi-Finals after an 80-70 victory over Lebanon in their Quarter-Final on Wednesday evening. Hamed Haddadi had a monster 20-point, 20-rebound double double; the first 20-20 game of the tournament, Sajjad Mashayekhi had a number of key plays, and Mohammad Jamshidi had 24 points whilst
(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Persepolis’ status as one of the best-supported teams in Asia has never been in question, but it remains a surprise a club of the size and stature of the Islamic Republic of Iran giants have not made a bigger impact on the continental scene. Founded in 1963, Persepolis have long been a set-up that
(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Arguably the toughest to call of the AFC Champions League quarter-finals is the clash between Persepolis and Al Ahli, who will both be hoping their inspirational strikers can prove the difference. Ten goals between them on the continent means Mehdi Taremi and Omar Al Soma go into the tie with the weight of expectation
(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)-Olympiacos striker Karim Ansarifard could be set for a return to Panionios, Greek site SDNA reported. The 27-year-old Iranian joined Olympiacos from Panionios back in January and made some solid performances with their shirt at the domestic competitions and Europa League during the second part of 2016-17 season. He started his playing career at Iran’s
(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran beat Jordan 83-71 in the battle of the two undefeated teams in Group A of the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup on Sunday. Another near triple-double from Hamed Hadadi (17 points, 7 rebounds and 9 assists), and Behnam Yakhchali’s 20-point, 10-rebound double-double proved to be enough for Iran, who finish atop of Group A at 3-0.
(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran, the only Asian team competing in the FIVB World League Group 1 this season, qualified for the 2018 FIVB Men’s World Championships. On Sunday, the Iranian team eased past Kazakhstan 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-16) in Pool A at the 6,000-seater Rezazadeh Stadium. Iran have already defeated South Korea and China in the five-day tournament.
(IranSportsPress.com-Gol Bezan)- Alireza Jahanbakhsh is an Iranian professional footballer who plays for Eredivisie side AZ Alkmaar and the Iranian national team as a right and left winger. He represented Iran at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2015 AFC Asian Cup. Jahanbakhsh also represented Iran at the U20 and U23 levels. In 2014 Jahanbakhsh was
(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Persepolis football team defeated Naft Tehran 3-0 in the Iran Professional League (IPL) Week 3 on Thursday. It was Persepolis’s third victory in a row in the season after the Reds defeated Foolad and Tractor Sazi. Mehdi Taremi opened the scoring in the 46th minute in Tehran’s Takhti Stadium. Farshad Ahmadzadeh extended the lead in
(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- The Islamic Republic of Iran dropped one rung to 24 but remain Asia’s top ranked team, in the latest FIFA World Ranking which was released on Thursday. Japan moved up two places to 44th to be Asia’s second best ranked team ahead by Australia, who at 45th, maintained the position they were at in