Iran national team to play Panama in a friendly match on November 10th

IranSportsPress.com- According to Panama Football Federation website, The Iranian National team, known as Team-Melli, will face Panama on November 10th in Vienna, Austria. Both countries already have booked their tickets for 2018 FIFA World Cup, Panama advanced as the 3rd team behind Mexico and Costa Rica. Team-Melli topped the Group A of World Cup qualifiers

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Iran lands 34th in latest FIFA world rankings

(IranSportsPress.com – Mehrnews Agency) – Iran’s national football team has been placed in the 34th position in the world and 1st in Asia in the latest FIFA World Ranking. The FIFA World Ranking is a ranking system for men’s national teams in association football, currently led by Germany. The teams of the member nations of FIFA,

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Future bright for five-star Iran

(IranSportsPress.com-FIFA.com)- If you heard that only one nation had qualified for five men’s FIFA tournaments in 2016 and 2017, chances are you would guess it was Brazil, Germany or another of the game’s global superpowers. In fact, Iran hold that unique and impressive distinction, having reached the senior World Cup as well as FIFA’s U-20 and

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World Cup host Russia draws 1-1 with Iran in friendly ( VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com- USA Today)-  Russia salvaged a 1-1 draw in the 2018 World Cup host’s friendly against Iran on Tuesday. The game was played at a pedestrian pace before Sardar Azmoun’s 57th-minute opening goal for Iran, scored on a quick counterattack off a pass by Mehdi Taremi. In response, the Russians took more risks and were

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”Iran are the Asia’s best team”: Russia’s head coach Stanislav Cherchesov

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Russia national football coach Stanislav Cherchesov praised Team Melli ahead of the Tuesday’s friendly with the Asian powerhouses. Russia will face in Kazan Stadium. The hosts of next year’s World Cup were relieved to enjoy a confidence-boosting win in their first international test against South Korea since they were knocked out of the Confederations

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Carlos Queiroz nominated for World Best National Team coach

(IranSportsPress.com-FinancialTribune)- Iran’s national football team head coach Carlos Queiroz is among the candidates for the  World’s Best National Coach award presented by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS). Starting on November 15, the IFFHS will present awards to best male and female figures in the realm of football, Mehr News Agency reported. The

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Iran build towards World Cup with Togo triumph (Video Highlight)

(IranSportsPress – Fox Asia) – Iran’s preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup got underway in fine fashion on Thursday as they claimed a 2-0 friendly win over Togo at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran. Following a goalless first half, Karim Ansarifard broke the deadlock in the 51st minute when he made no mistake in finishing

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FIFA ban Saeid Ezatolahi for Iran’s World Cup opener

(IranSportsPress.com-espnfc.com)-FIFA has banned Iran midfielder Saeid Ezatolahi from his team’s first game at the World Cup. FIFA says its disciplinary panel imposed a two-game suspension on the 21-year-old Ezatolahi for his red card against South Korea in a qualifying match in Seoul on Aug. 31. Ezatolahi brought his boot down on the head of South

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Russia ready to face strong Iran: Stanislav Cherchesov

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov says that they are ready to play Asia’s best football team Iran in a friendly. Cherchesov replaced Leonid Slutski after the Euros. No. 64 Russia will host Team Melli (25th) in Kazan Arena in Kazan on October 10th. The Russian will face South Korea three days earlier in Moscow. “I’ve

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