Tractor-Sazi defender Khaled Shafiei joins FC Seoul

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)-Khaled Shafiei became the first Iranian to appear in the K League Classic after signing a deal with FC Seoul. The 30-year-old defender has joined the K League Classic side from Tractor Sazi. Shafiei, 29, joined Fajr Sepasi in 2010 after spending the previous season in Kowsar.  He then went to Naft Tehran and after

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Five of the biggest Asian transfers: Ali Daei

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- With another off-season in Europe likely to see more movers and shakers – and several Asians set to head west – the-AFC.com looks back at five of the biggest signings involving Asian players. Ali Daei (Arminia Bielefeld to Bayern Munich) Four goals in a 6-2 quarter-final win over Korea Republic in the 1996 AFC

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Persepolis midfielder Soroush Rafiei officially joins Qatar’s Al-Khor

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Free agent Soroush Rafiei has joined Qatari football club Al-Khor on Saturday. The 27-year-old attacking midfielder has signed a one-year contract with Al-Khor for an undisclosed fee. He will wear the No.7 shirt in the club. Rafiei joined Iranian Persepolis football team in January on a six-month contract and played 14 matches for the Iranian

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Iran’s Ramin Rezaeian on Fortuna Dusseldorf’s Radar: Report

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian international winger Ramin Rezaeian has been linked with a move to Fortuna Dusseldorf. The German second tier football team has shown interest in signing the player, local media reports. The 27-year-old player is without a team after parting ways with Iranian giant Persepolis. Belgian clubs Brugge and Gent had also shown interest in signing

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Ehsan Hajisafi reaches agreement with Panionios in Greece

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Sepahan midfielder Ehsan Haji Safi has reportedly reached an agreement with Greek football club FC Panionios. According to reports in the local media, Haji Safi, who played for FSV Frankfurt last year, is going to continue his football in a European league once again. Haji Safi bade farewell to his teammates on Friday and

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Fenerbahce show interest in signing Persepolis keeper Beiranvand

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Turkish club Fenerbahce Istanbul have shown interest in signing Persepolis international goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand. Fenerbahce’s Brazilian goalkeeper Fabiano has left the team and they are searching to find a replacement for him. Beiranvand, 24, started his goalkeeping career in 2009 in Naft Tehran football team. He joined Persepolis in 2016 and helped the Iranian

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Esteghlal and Team-Melli’s midfielder Omid Ebrahimi extends contract

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Esteghlal defensive midfielder Omid Ebrahimi has extended his contract with Esteghlal for more one season. Ebrahimi was discovered by coach Amir Ghalenoei and joined Sepahan in 2010. He became Esteghlal’s best scorer with seven goals last season. The 29-year-old defensive midfielder had also caught the attention of Sepahan football team. Furthermore, Esteghlal right-back Vouria Ghafoori

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ACL Quarter-final: Persepolis, Al-Ahli to be held in Muscat, Oman

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis of Iran and Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ahli will play at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat, Oman in the 2017 AFC Champions League quarterfinals stage. The two clubs have chosen Oman as the neutral venue to host the forthcoming matches. The first leg will be held on August 22, where the Persian Gulf

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Amirhossein Peyrovani officially named Iran U-23 Head Coach

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Former head coach of Iran U-20 football team has been named as new head coach of Iran U-23 football team on Saturday. Iran will play Kyrgyzstan and Oman in the 2018 AFC U-23 Championship qualification in July under guidance of Peyrovani. Peyrovani’s Iran failed to qualify for the World Cup knockout stag in South

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Team-Melli’s Ramin Rezaeian Linked with Belgium’s K.A.A. Gent

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran international winger Ramin Rezaeian has been linked with a move to Belgian football club Gent. The 27-year-old player is without a team after parting ways with Iranian giant Persepolis. Rezaeian could replace Thomas Foket, who will likely join Napoli. A few months ago, Club Brugge had also shown interest in signing Rezaeian. Rezaeian is

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