Podcast Interview with Croatia national team head coach Zlatko Dalic

(IranSportsPress.com – GolBezan)- During this podcast, Zlatko Dalic, Croatia’s national team manager, talks about his time in Asia,  his thoughts on Omar Abdulrahman, his close relationship with Branko Ivankovic(former Iranian national team manager and current head coach of Persepolis FC in Tehran),Iran National Team, Carlos Queiroz and 2018 FIFA World Cup.    

Nasser Hejazi’s shoes sold to benefit earthquake victims in Kermanshah

(IranSportsPress.com – Financial Tribune)- Family of the late football player and coach Nasser Hejazi (1949-2011) put up his soccer shoes for auction to help the quake-stricken region in west of Iran. A 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted western Kermanshah Province and the regions bordering Iraq on November 12 and killed at least 437 people, injured 9400 others and

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Ali Daei invited to 2018 FIFA World Cup draw ceremony

(IranSportsPress.com-Financial Tribune)- Ali Daei, current football coach and a former football player, has been invited for the World Cup Final Draw ceremony at the Kremlin Palace on December 1. Daei is a former captain of Iran national football team with 109 international goals making him the world’s all-time leading goalscorer in men’s international matches. Currently, he

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Team Melli are my second national team: Branko Ivankovic

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis and Esteghlal football teams were held by Padideh and Siahjamegan respectively on Monday. Persepolis missed chance to go back to the top of the Iran Professional League (IPL) table after a 0-0 draw against Padideh in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. The Iranian giant were the better team but failed to find the back of

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Sporting Charleroi’s striker, Kaveh Rezaei, on fire

IranSportsPress.com-Kaveh Rezaei scores again and again in Belgium. Sardar Azmoun, Mehdi Taremi, Karim Ansarifard and Reza Ghoochannejhad all played and scored for Iran in their World Cup qualification but Kaveh Rezaei haven’t yet scored a goal in 6 caps for Team-Melli. Considering Coach Queiroz only picked two forwards in the 2014 World Cup squad you

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Pots announced for Final 2018 World Cup draw

(IranSportsPress.com-FIFA)- With Peru completing the line-up of 32 teams for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, we now know the seeding pots for the Final Draw on 1 December. It was confirmed in September, by the Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions, that all teams will be allocated to (eight-team) pots 1 to 4 based on sporting principles. The

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Iran beats Venezuela in a friendly match in Netherlands [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com – FinancialTribune)- In a friendly match in the Netherlands on Monday Iran national soccer team defeated Venezuela 1-0. Team Melli, which is preparing for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, won against the South Americans with an only goal on the 57th minute scored by Alireza Jahanbakhsh who found the back of the net from

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Iran captain Dejagah linked with Sydney FC: Report

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran national football team captain Ashkan Dejagah has been linked with a move to Australian top-flight team Sydney FC, according to media reports. Dejagah is without a team after parting company with Wolfsburg in June. The Iranian media reports suggest that the 31-year-old player has reached an agreement with the Australian team. The free

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Dario Gomez happy with Panama performance against Iran

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Panama football team’s coach Hernan Dario Gomez is satisfied with his team’s performance against Iran. The Central American team lost to Iran 2-1 in a friendly match held in Graz, Austria Thursday night. Dario Gomez was unable to have eight of his habitual players between injuries and club commitments. “Regardless of the result, I

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