Tehran derby in Bielefeld called off: report

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Tehran derby between Iranian football giants Persepolis and Esteghlal, scheduled for July 22 has been called off. The pre-season match was scheduled to be held at the Bielefeld Schüco Arena on July 22. The match was originally scheduled for July 16 but has been delayed to July 22 and finally cancelled after Persepolis reportedly

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Persepolis striker Shahab Zahedi joins Iceland’s IBV

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- The Iranian striker Shahab Zahedi has joined Íþróttabandalag Vestmannaeyja, known as ÍBV, on loan from Persepolis on Monday. He is the first Iranian player to play in Icelandic Championships. Zahedi has penned a one-year contract with the Icelandic club for an undisclosed fee. Zahedi started his playing career as a member of the Persepolis

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German Football Association confirms Tehran derby in Bielefeld

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iranian football giants Persepolis and Esteghlal will play at the Bielefeld Schüco Arena on July 22. The German Football Association (DFB) has confirmed the match will be held in Bielefeld. The match was originally scheduled for July 16 but has been delayed to July 22. Iran Professional League champions Persepolis and runners-up Esteghlal could earn

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Iran’s U-23 football team to travel to Kyrgyzstan for AFC Championship qualifiers

(IranSportsPress,com-TehranTimes)- The Iranian U-23 football team will leave Tehran for capital of Kyrgyzstan Bishkek on Saturday to take part at the qualifying stage for the 2018 AFC U-23 Championship. Iran has been drawn in Group A along with Kyrgyzstan and Oman. Sri Lanka has previously withdrawn from the competition. Iran will start the campaign on

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Sardar Azmoun extends contract with Rubin Kazan

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)-Iranian international striker Sardar Azmoun has extended his contract with Russian top-flight football team Rubin Kazan. He has signed a one-year extension to his Rubin Kazan contract. Azmoun has returned to Rubin Kazan after his loan spell with Rostov ends. The Iranian forward had been already linked with Liverpool, Celtic, Sunderland and most recently Italian

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Iran to issue commemorative stamp on national team qualification for 2018 World Cup

(IranSportsPress.com-albawaba.com)- The Supreme Stamp Council of Iran’s Ministry of Communication & Information Technology has agreed to a request to issue a special stamp commemorating the qualification of Iran men’s national football team, domestically known as Team Melli, for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Iranian Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Masoud Soltanifar put

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Asian Icons: Ali Daei

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Only one man in the history of football has scored more than 100 goals for his country, standing above all-time greats such as Pele and Ferenc Puskas and modern-day stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. That man is Islamic Republic of Iran legend Ali Daei, who netted an incredible 109 goals in 149 appearances

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Official: Ramin Rezaeian joins K.V. Oostende in Belgium

IranSportsPress.com- Iran National Team right back,Ramin Rezaeian, signs a two years contract with Belgian side K.V. Oostende. The 27 years old former Rah-Ahan and Persepolis defender initially joined the Belgian club for a tryout, Rezaeian impressed the coaching staffs during the training sessions and couple of friendly matches. The versatile footballer is part of Team-Melli since 2015

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Kaveh Rezaei, the future revelation of Charleroi?

Translated by Sam M (IranSportsPress.com-Walfoot.be)- Kaveh Rezaei, even if he didn’t score, is maybe with Dodi Lukebakio the offensive player carolo that looked the most in shape against Bochum. Considering we already knew about Dodi Lukebakio and that Nurio Fortuna had evolved in a big Portuguese team (Braga), the Iranian attacker Kaveh Rezaei was kind

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Iran’s shot putter Ali Samari bags gold at Asian Athletic Championships

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Ali Samari won the gold medal in the Men’s Shot Put at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships on Friday. The Iranian athlete went on the podium with a throw of 19.80 meters. The silver medal went to Indian Tajinder Pal Singh Toor who threw 19.77 meters. Kazakhstan’s Ivan Ivanov won the bronze medal with

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