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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ISP Editorial: Saman Ghoddos to play for Sweden or Iran?

Author: Naveed M IranSportsPress.com- Saman Ghoddos, who had a good season with Ostersund in Allsvenskan League and won the Swedish Cup with his club last season, earned the call up by Swedish National Team this year. The 23 years old attacking midfielder/Forward has already played and scored for Sweden in friendly matches and is on the brink

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Carlos Queiroz: The Adopted Son Of Iran

(IranSportsPress.com-TheSportsMan)- Carlos Queiroz has become a treasure in Iran, and after making history with the international team he wants a reoccurrence next year to ensure Team Melli don’t go to Russia as tourists. On June 12, Iran qualified for the World Cup — the first time they’ll be in back-to-back competitions — and now, under former

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Iranian fans love Team-Melli: Carlos Queiroz

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran national football team coach Carlos Queiroz praised Iranian fans for their support for the team. This month’s 2-0 win over Uzbekistan made Iran the first Asian team to qualify for Russia, clinching top spot in Group A with two games to spare – and without a single goal conceded in 720 minutes of football.

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On this Day….IRAN beat USA in 1998 [VIDEO]

  (IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- The FIFA World Cup France 1998 is remembered for many things: Zinedine Zidane cementing his place amongst the all-time greats, Ronaldo’s pre-final meltdown and David Beckham’s dismissal against Argentina that was followed by scathing criticism in his homeland. Yet 19 years ago to this day, on June 21 1998, the Islamic Republic of

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Australia want to play friendly with Iran

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Football Federation Australia (FFA) are deep in negotiations with their Iranian counterparts to play a international between the two nations for the first time since the infamous 1997 World Cup qualifier at the MCG, Fairfax Media revealed. The friendly will likely be held in the March international window in what both federations hope will be a

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Iran’s World Cup slogan revealed: “80 million people, one nation, one heartbeat,”

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran football team, also known as Team Melli, will participate at the 2018 World Cup with “80 million people, one nation, one heartbeat,” slogan. Unbeaten in eight qualifying games, Iran have been in dominant form in Group A, having yet to concede a goal on the Road to Russia. Iran national football team advanced

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