Iran beaten by Oman at AFC U23 Championship qualifier [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran U23 football team lost to Oman 2-0 at the AFC Championship qualifier on Sunday. Iran were drawn in Group A along with Kyrgyzstan and Oman. Sri Lanka have previously withdrawn from the competition. Amirhossein Peyrovani’s boys had already defeated host Kyrgyzstan 2-1 in their opener. A total of 16 teams will qualify to

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Vahid Hashemian appointed Hamburger SV U17 assistant coach

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)-Former Iran and Persepolis striker Vahid Hashemian has been named as assistant coach of Hamburger SV U17 on Saturday. Hashemian was a member of Hamburger SV between 1999 to2001. He has already coached German football teams Halstenbek-Rellingen and Niendorfer TSV. Hashemian, commonly known as “Helicopter”, has played in VfL Bochum as well as German giant

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Persepolis crowned Iran’s Super Cup champion [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis football team defeated Naft Tehran 3-0 to win Iran’s Super Cup on Friday. In the match held at the Azadi Stadium, Ali Alipour gave the Reds a lead in the 17th minute. Mosen Mosalman extended Persepolis’s lead in the 65th minute with a long-range shot. With six minutes left, Farshad Ahmadzadeh scored the third

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AFC: Esteghlal oldest club in Iran, Fifth in Asia

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Tehran giant Esteghlal was formed in 1945 making it the oldest in the Iranian Professional League at 71 years old. India’s Mohun Bagan was established in 1889 as Mohun Bagan Sporting Club, 128 years ago. And, indeed, it is generally considered to be Asia’s oldest. Indonesia’s oldest club, PSM Makassar, was founded in 1915

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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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