Saman Ghoddos interested in wearing Iran jersey

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)-Iranian-Swedish midfielder Saman Ghoddos has reportedly given the green light to Iran Football Federation to join Team Melli. The 24-year-old, who scored for his side Östersund FK during Europa League qualification against Turkish giant Galatasaray, has played in two friendly matches for Sweden and scored a goal but he is still eligible to play for

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South Korea coach Tae-yong: We are not going to play attacking football against Iran

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- South Korea football coach Shin Tae-yong says that they are not going to play attacking football against Iran. The match against Team Melli will be Shin’s senior coaching debut and will be held at the Seoul Stadium on Aug. 31. South Korea hasn’t beat Iran since 2011, and its last four meetings all ended in

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Jordanian referee Adham Makhadmeh to officiate Iran’s Persepolis v Al Ahli at ACL Quarter-Final

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Jordanian referee Adham Makhadmeh has been chosen to officiate the match between Islamic Republic of Iran’s Persepolis and Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia in the 2017 AFC Champions League quarter-final clash. The highly-anticipated match will be held at the Sultan Qaboos Stadium in Muscat, Oman on Tuesday. The second leg will be held in

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Teymourian’s goal against Buriram among ACL quarterfinals’ spectacular goals

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- With the AFC Champions League quarterfinals fast approaching, the-AFC.com takes a look back at eight key goals from the last fourteen editions of the last eight stage. Ever since the quarterfinals were introduced at the 2004 tournament there have been some spectacular games and goals alike. Andranik Teymourian from Esteghlal has scored one of the

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Iran legend Mahdavikia hopes Persepolis win AFC Champions League

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Islamic Republic of Iran’s Persepolis meet Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia in a highly-anticipated 2017 AFC Champions League quarter-final clash on Tuesday in Muscat, Oman. For such an exciting encounter, the-afc has picked the Iranian club legend to give his views on the mouthwatering meeting. Legendary Team Melli star Mehdi Mahdevikia began and ended his professional

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Park Ji-sung tells S. Korean footballers to overcome World Cup qualifying pressure

(IranSportsPress.com-Yonhab News Agency)- South Korean football icon Park Ji-sung said Thursday that the national team players should overcome World Cup qualifying pressure to earn good results in upcoming matches. South Korea, led by head coach Shin Tae-yong, will host Iran on Aug. 31 and take on Uzbekistan five days later on the road in their

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AFC Champions League QF – Head To Head: Mehdi vs Omar Al Soma [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Arguably the toughest to call of the AFC Champions League quarter-finals is the clash between Persepolis and Al Ahli, who will both be hoping their inspirational strikers can prove the difference.  Ten goals between them on the continent means Mehdi Taremi and Omar Al Soma go into the tie with the weight of expectation

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Iran’s Karim Ansarifard set to return to Panionios: Report

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)-Olympiacos striker Karim Ansarifard could be set for a return to Panionios, Greek site SDNA reported. The 27-year-old Iranian joined Olympiacos from Panionios back in January and made some solid performances with their shirt at the domestic competitions and Europa League during the second part of 2016-17 season. He started his playing career at Iran’s

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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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