PODCAST: Interview with Iranian International and AZ Alkmaar winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh

(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

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IPL Week 3rd: Persepolis sinks Naft Tehran, Esteghlal edges past Tractor Sazi [VIDEO]

(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

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Iran wins 2017 junior Greco-Roman World Championship title after 34 years [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-UnitedWorldWrestling.org)- Defending champion Zviadi PATARIDZE (GEO) eased to a 6-2 victory over challenger Roman KIM (KGZ) on Sunday and claimed his third title at the Junior Wrestling World Championships. Pataridze rolled up three technical falls at 120kg in the morning session at Tampere Exhibition and Sport Center and appeared headed to a fourth in the

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Korea will defeat Iran in World Cup qualifier: Park Ji-sung

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Former South Korea striker Park Ji-sung believes that they will qualify for the 2018 World Cup after defeating Iran and collecting a draw against Uzbekistan. South Korea will play already-qualified Iran at home, Aug. 31, and an away match against Uzbekistan, Sept. 5. The team currently ranks second with 13 points in Group A.

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IPL Week II: Esteghlal Held by Esteghlal Khuzestan, Sepahan lose to Padideh [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Esteghlal football team was held to a goalless draw by Esteghlal Khuzestan in Iran Professional League (IPL) Week 2 on Friday. Esteghlal, who had lost to Sanat Naft Abadan 1-0 in its IPL opening match, created several chances in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium but the team’s strikers lacked the cutting edge. In Mashhad, Padideh defeated

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‘We’ve Finished Analysis on Iran’, S. Korea Coach Shin Tae-yong Says

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)-South Korea coach Shin Tae-yong said they have already finished analysis on Iran national football team. Third-placed South Korea only has two matches remaining in the final Asian qualifying round for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. It is scheduled to host already-qualified Iran on Aug. 31 and face Uzbekistan in Tashkent on Sept. 5 for

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Iran condemns its soccer players for match with Israeli team

(IranSportsPress.com-NationalPost.com)- Iran’s soccer federation condemned two Iranians who play for a Greek team on Friday for participating in a match against an Israeli team, Iranian media reported. The federation “strongly condemns” the participation of Masoud Shojaei and Ehsan Hajsafi in a match for Greece’s Panionios against Israel’s Maccabi Tel Aviv a day earlier in Greece, it

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IPL Week II: Persepolis, Saipa, SiahJamegan defeat rivals [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- In a match held at Tabriz’s Yadegar-e Emam Stadium, Godwin Mensha scored for Persepolis from a set piece in the 15th minute. With three minutes left in the first half, Farzad Hatami equalized the match. Substitute Kamal Kamyabinia scored the winner in the 68th minute. In Tehran, Saipa defeated Sanat Naft 3-2, Foolad was

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