IPL Week 5: Esteghlal Suffers 3rd Successive Loss, Tracto-Sazi beats Saipa [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)_Esteghlal of Tehran football team suffered its second defeat in a row in the Iran Professional League on Tuesday. In the match held in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium, left-footed Mohammad Ghazi fired past Mehdi Rahmati in the 15th minute. Hossein Mehraban extended the visiting team’s lead in the 72nd minute. Esteghlal had lost to Saipa 1-0

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IPL Week 4: Persepolis Held by Siahjamegan, Saipa stuns Esteghlal, Sepahan beats Zob Ahan[VIDEO]

  (IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran Professional League (IPL) leader Persepolis was held to a 1-1 draw by Siahjamegan on Wednesday. In the match held in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium, Farshad Ahmadzadeh gave Persepolis football team the lead just after six minutes. The Reds created several chances but wasted their opportunities. With six minute remaining, Amir Mohammad Panahi equalized

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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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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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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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Persepolis striker Taremi wins IPL player of the year award

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis striker Mehdi Taremi has been named the player of the year of Iran Professional League (IPL) for the second season in a row. In the ceremony held in the Tehran’s Milad Tower Sunday night, Taremi was named as the best player of the 16th edition of the Iran Professional League. Taremi was also

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IPL: Sanat Naft edges past Esteghlal [VIDEO]

  (IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)-Sanat Naft football team defeated Esteghlal 1-0 in the first week of the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Friday. Karrar Jassim scored the only goal of the match from the penalty spot in the 18th minute in Abadan’s Takhti Stadium. Elsewhere, Sepahan was held to a 1-1 draw by Saipa in Isfahan, newly promoted Pars

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Hamid Derakhshan named Naft Tehran coach

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Former Persepolis coach Hamid Derakhshan has been named as new head coach of Naft Tehran. Derakhshan replaced Ali Karimi in the Tehran-based football team. Karimi was appointed as Naft Tehran coach on July 1 but parted company with the team due to financial problems. Naft Tehran will meet Persepolis Friday night in Iran’s Super

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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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Persepolis completes signing of Iraqi midfielder Bashar Rasan

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)-Iranian giant football team Persepolis has completed the signing of Iraqi international midfielder Bashar Rasan. Rasan has joined Persepolis from Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya of Iraq on a two-year contract. The contract details have been revealed. The 20-year-old player had made 10 appearance for Iraqi national football team. The winger has become the youngest player of Iraq

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