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 Sri Lanka has previously withdrawn from the competition.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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Asian Icons: Ali Daei

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Only one man in the history of football has scored more than 100 goals for his country, standing above all-time greats such as Pele and Ferenc Puskas and modern-day stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. That man is Islamic Republic of Iran legend Ali Daei, who netted an incredible 109 goals in 149 appearances

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Official: Ramin Rezaeian joins K.V. Oostende in Belgium

IranSportsPress.com- Iran National Team right back,Ramin Rezaeian, signs a two years contract with Belgian side K.V. Oostende. The 27 years old former Rah-Ahan and Persepolis defender initially joined the Belgian club for a tryout, Rezaeian impressed the coaching staffs during the training sessions and couple of friendly matches. The versatile footballer is part of Team-Melli since 2015

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Iran’s Ehsan Haddadi claims gold at Asian Athletic Championships

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian discus thrower Ehsan Haddadi won a gold medal at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships on Thursday. The Iranian won the gold medal with a best throw of 64.54m while Malaysia’s Muhammad Irfan took the silver with 60.96m. The bronze medal went to Vikas Gowda from India bronze with a best effort of 60.81m. “After

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FC Groningen eye Persepolis striker Mehdi Taremi

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- FC Groningen are reportedly ready to consider a move for Persepolis forward Mehdi Taremi in this summer’s transfer window. Taremi has one year left remaining on his current contract at Persepolis. He scored 24 goals for the Reds in 37 matches in Iran Professional League and the AFC Champions League last season. Taremi is reportedly

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Iran’s Rezaeian linked with Belgium’s KV Oostende

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)-Iranian international winger Ramin Rezaeian has been linked with a move to Belgian football club KV Oostende. The 27-year-old player is without a team after parting ways with Iranian giant Persepolis. According to the club, Rezaeian can participate in the training and has a chance to convince the sporting staff in a week. Club Brugge

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