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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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IRAN Crowned 2017 AFC Beach Soccer Champions

(IranSportsPress.com | the-afc)- Iran were crowned AFC Beach Soccer Championship Malaysia 2017 champions on Saturday after beating the United Arab Emirates 7-2 in Kuala Terengganu. The UAE’s Haitham Mohamed opened the match with an impressive effort which Iran goalkeeper Seyed Hosseini saved well, but it was to be Iran who would draw first blood, Moslem

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Great Grounds Of Asia: AZADI Stadium(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com | the-afc)- With the Islamic Republic of Iran’s iconic Azadi Stadium set to host its first match of the 2017 AFC Champions League on Matchday Three when Esteghlal welcome Uzbekistan’s Lokomotiv, the-AFC.com kicks-off our series of profiles of some of the great ground of Asia. Starting with the stadium that currently owns the record attendance of

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Could Rostov’s Azmoun be Iran’s Zlatan Ibrahimović?

(IranSportsPress.com | UEFA.com) – With 1.6 million followers on Instagram, Sardar Azmoun has not quite reached Zlatan Ibrahimović’s level (23 million followers), but Rostov’s Iranian striker is already a massive name in his home country, and at 22, could well become a big star the world over. What they say “He is improving all the

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ACL 2017- GROUP D: PERSEPOLIS(Iran) 1-1 AL HILAL(Saudi Arabia)[VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com | the-afc)- A late Carlos Eduardo header saw Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal secure a point in a dramatic 1-1 draw against Persepolis from the Islamic Republic of Iran in the 2017 AFC Champions League Group D opener at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Tuesday. Al Hilal centre-back Abdullah Al Hafith had squandered the best chance of

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ACL 2017 MD1 – GROUP B: ESTEGHLAL KHOUZESTAN 1-0 AL FATEH(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com | the-afc)- Abolfazl Alaii’s 80th minute header ensured Iranian champions Esteghlal Khouzestan took all three points in the 2017 AFC Champions League opener after their 1-0 Group B win over Saudi Arabia’s Al Fateh on Monday at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex. The continental debutants from Ahvaz were on top for much of the tie

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ACL 2017 MD1 – GROUP A: AL AHLI 2-1 ESTEGHLAL(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com | the-afc)- Makhete Diop’s 89th minute header secured all three points for United Arab Emirates powehourse Al Ahli as the 2015 AFC Champions League finalists handed Esteghlal from the Islamic Republic of Iran an agonizing 2-1 defeat in their opening meeting in Group A of the 2017 campaign on Monday. Omid Ebrahimi looked to have earned

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AFC Champions League | Group D- Meet the teams: Persepolis Tehran

(IranSportsPress.com | the-afc)- Iran giants Persepolis narrowly missed winning the 2015-16 Iran Pro League title when they were pipped to the post on goal difference by Esteghlal Khouzestan. However, their second-place finish ensured a return to the continental stage after missing out last year. Two years ago the Tehran-based club equaled their best ever performance

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