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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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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Korea will defeat Iran in World Cup qualifier: Park Ji-sung

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Former South Korea striker Park Ji-sung believes that they will qualify for the 2018 World Cup after defeating Iran and collecting a draw against Uzbekistan. South Korea will play already-qualified Iran at home, Aug. 31, and an away match against Uzbekistan, Sept. 5. The team currently ranks second with 13 points in Group A.

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‘We’ve Finished Analysis on Iran’, S. Korea Coach Shin Tae-yong Says

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)-South Korea coach Shin Tae-yong said they have already finished analysis on Iran national football team. Third-placed South Korea only has two matches remaining in the final Asian qualifying round for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. It is scheduled to host already-qualified Iran on Aug. 31 and face Uzbekistan in Tashkent on Sept. 5 for

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Saman Ghoddos: Playing for Team-Melli is one of my dreams

IranSportsPress.com- Varzesh3 conducted an interview with Iranian-Swedish footballer, Saman Ghoddos who recently scored for his side Östersund FK during Europa League qualification against Turkish giant Galatasaray. Ghoddos earned an invitation by Swedish national team due to his good performance last season. The 23 years old attacking midfielder played in two friendly matches for Sweden and

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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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5 stars who shone at the AFC U-23 Championship qualifiers: Sardar Azmoun

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- The 2018 AFC U-23 Championship qualifiers kicks off in under a fortnight, and Asia’s young elite will be taking centre stage, hoping to help their nations to glory. With 40 teams, from West Asia, Central Asia, South Asia, ASEAN and East Asia, there are some superbly talented young players set to strut their stuff, many

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Iran moves seven places up to 23rd in the latest FIFA World ranking

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran moved seven places up to 23rd in the latest FIFA world rankings released on Thursday. Iran remain Asia’s highest representatives in the rankings, followed by Australia, Japan, South Korea and Saudi Arabia. Germany have usurped Brazil at the top of the rankings following their Confederations Cup victory. With the Selecao in second, Argentina

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