Carlos Queiroz: Marcello Lippi is good for Asian football

(IranSportsPress.com-scmp.com)- China will play Iran on Tuesday and will be brimming with confidence following their hard-fought win over South Korea on Thursday. Tuesday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier in Tehran is not just between Iran and China but is a meeting between two of the highest-profile coaches ever to work in Asian football. Carlos Queiroz is

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RUSSIA 2018 ASIAN QUALIFIERS: QATAR V IRAN PREVIEW

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Iran will look to at least maintain their one-point lead over Korea Republic when they travel to Doha to take on Qatar on Thursday. Carlos Queiroz’s side are the only unbeaten team in Group A but, after Sardor Azmoun’s goal secured a 1-0 victory over the Taeguk Warriors on Matchday Four, Iran saw their

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Iran’s Azmoun, Gucci Players to watch against Qatar

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian strikers Sardar Azmoun and Reza Ghoochannejhad are ‘Players to Watch’ against Qatar football team. Team Melli will face Qatar in Doha’s Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Asia’s third qualifying round for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia on Thursday. Young Sardar Azmoun may be Iran’s top-scorer in this qualifying campaign with eight goals.

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Carlos Queiroz: Iran wants Back-to-Back World Cup Qualification

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian national football team’s head coach Carlos Queiroz says that they are going to secure back-to-back World Cup qualification. Team Melli will look to at least maintain its one-point lead over Korea Republic when the team takes on Qatar in the Russia 2018 Asian Qualifier on Thursday. Carlos Queiroz’s side is the only unbeaten

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Ashkan Dejagah rejoins Wolfsburg

(IranSportsPress.com | ESPNFC) – Former Wolfsburg midfielder Ashkan Dejagah has re-signed for the German club on a free transfer from Qatari First Division side Al-Arabi Sports Club. The 30-year-old enjoyed a five-year spell with the Wolves, whom he joined from Hertha Berlin in 2007, the highlight being the Bundesliga title win with the Green-Whites in

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South Korea thoroughly outplayed by Iran, as Tehran curse lives on

(IranSportsPress.com | The Korea Times)- South Korea traveled to Tehran to face Iran in an Asian World Cup qualifying match Tuesday, with an eye on ending a winless drought that has last for more than four decades. South Korea instead suffered a 1-0 loss at Azadi Stadium, dropping to two draws and five defeats in the Iranian

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Russia 2018 Asian qualifiers: Iran beats Uzbekistan in Tashkent[HD VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com | AFC)- A Jalal Hosseini header ended Uzbekistan’s 100% record in third round qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup as Islamic Republic of Iran defeated the Central Asians 1-0 in Tashkent on Thursday. Uzbekistan came into the tie on the back of 1-0 wins over Syria and Qatar, but Hosseini’s goal on 27 minutes

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Russia 2018 Asian Qualifiers 3rd round: UZBEKISTAN vs IRAN PREVIEW

(IranSportsPress.com | AFC)-Uzbekistan boast Group A’s only 100% record after wins over Syria and Qatar but they will face another tough test with the visit of Islamic Republic of Iran who are also undefeated in their own Russia 2018 Asian Qualifying Third Round campaign so far. Uzbekistan coach Samvel Babayan believes his side are facing

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Stalemate in Shenyang as China draw with Iran(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com | AFC)- China got off the mark in Group A with a 0-0 draw against Iran at Shenyang Olympic Stadium on Tuesday in their Russia 2018 Asian Qualifier final round match. The result, which leaves the group delicately balanced, follows hot on the heels of China’s narrow defeat to Korea Republic last Thursday and Iran’s last gasp

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