Tractor-Sazi defender Khaled Shafiei joins FC Seoul

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)-Khaled Shafiei became the first Iranian to appear in the K League Classic after signing a deal with FC Seoul. The 30-year-old defender has joined the K League Classic side from Tractor Sazi. Shafiei, 29, joined Fajr Sepasi in 2010 after spending the previous season in Kowsar.  He then went to Naft Tehran and after

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Five of the biggest Asian transfers: Ali Daei

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- With another off-season in Europe likely to see more movers and shakers – and several Asians set to head west – the-AFC.com looks back at five of the biggest signings involving Asian players. Ali Daei (Arminia Bielefeld to Bayern Munich) Four goals in a 6-2 quarter-final win over Korea Republic in the 1996 AFC

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Persepolis midfielder Soroush Rafiei officially joins Qatar’s Al-Khor

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Free agent Soroush Rafiei has joined Qatari football club Al-Khor on Saturday. The 27-year-old attacking midfielder has signed a one-year contract with Al-Khor for an undisclosed fee. He will wear the No.7 shirt in the club. Rafiei joined Iranian Persepolis football team in January on a six-month contract and played 14 matches for the Iranian

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Iran’s Ramin Rezaeian on Fortuna Dusseldorf’s Radar: Report

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian international winger Ramin Rezaeian has been linked with a move to Fortuna Dusseldorf. The German second tier football team has shown interest in signing the player, local media reports. The 27-year-old player is without a team after parting ways with Iranian giant Persepolis. Belgian clubs Brugge and Gent had also shown interest in signing

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Sajjad Anoushiravani quits as Iran Weightlifting Coach

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- 2012 Olympics silver medallist Sajjad Anoushiravani stepped down as Iran’s weightlifting coach on Sunday. The 33-year-old coach quit after the technical committee of Iran Weightlifting Federation (IWF) decided to lift a ban on Kianoush Rostami. Rostami was dropped from Iran weightlifting national team after not participating at training in February. He won a gold medal

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ISP Editorial: Saman Ghoddos to play for Sweden or Iran?

Author: Naveed M IranSportsPress.com- Saman Ghoddos, who had a good season with Ostersund in Allsvenskan League and won the Swedish Cup with his club last season, earned the call up by Swedish National Team this year. The 23 years old attacking midfielder/Forward has already played and scored for Sweden in friendly matches and is on the brink

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Carlos Queiroz: The Adopted Son Of Iran

(IranSportsPress.com-TheSportsMan)- Carlos Queiroz has become a treasure in Iran, and after making history with the international team he wants a reoccurrence next year to ensure Team Melli don’t go to Russia as tourists. On June 12, Iran qualified for the World Cup — the first time they’ll be in back-to-back competitions — and now, under former

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Ehsan Hajisafi reaches agreement with Panionios in Greece

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Sepahan midfielder Ehsan Haji Safi has reportedly reached an agreement with Greek football club FC Panionios. According to reports in the local media, Haji Safi, who played for FSV Frankfurt last year, is going to continue his football in a European league once again. Haji Safi bade farewell to his teammates on Friday and

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Volleyball U21 World Championship: Iran beat Ukraine

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)-Iran earned their second win at the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship on Saturday. The Persians defeated Ukraine 3-2 (25-19, 25-21, 23-25, 20-25, 15-13) in the competition’s Pool C. Behrouz Ataei’s men have been scheduled to face Argentina on Sunday. “This match was very important for us, if we could win this, we

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Iranian fans love Team-Melli: Carlos Queiroz

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran national football team coach Carlos Queiroz praised Iranian fans for their support for the team. This month’s 2-0 win over Uzbekistan made Iran the first Asian team to qualify for Russia, clinching top spot in Group A with two games to spare – and without a single goal conceded in 720 minutes of football.

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