Iran seal AFC U-20 Futsal Championship title [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- An ecstatic Islamic Republic of Iran claimed the inaugural AFC U-20 Futsal Championship title on Friday thanks to a narrow 2-0 win over Iraq at the Bangkok Arena. The victory was Iran’s seventh straight success at the tournament, an imperious run of form that leaves the country proud owners of both the U-20 and

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Iran edge Thailand to reach AFC U-20 Futsal Championship final [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Iran advanced to the 2017 AFC U-20 Futsal Championship final after a resounding 7-5 victory over Thailand on Wednesday. In a clash between two futsal giants, Thailand’s Panut Kittipanuwong opened the scoring in the first 30 seconds, but Iran’s skipper Touhid Lotfi responded moments later to level the score. Iran looked to extend their

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2017 AFC U20 Futsal: Iran win again to set up Thailand semi-final clash [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Ali Arani’s Islamic Republic of Iran team sealed a 6-2 victory over Lebanon at the Hua Mark Indoor Stadium on Monday to secure their semi-final place at the AFC U-20 Futsal Championship 2017. Hussein Albaba gave Lebanon the lead in the fourth minute, prompting an immediate response from Iran through Omid Khani. Further goals

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Iran beats China and advances to AFC U-20 Futsal Championship quarters[VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran booked a place at the AFC U-20 Futsal Championship quarter-final on Friday. The Persians defeated China 6-1 in Group D and qualified for the next stage as winner. The victory was Iran’s third straight three-point haul in Bangkok, a fine run of form that has now set up a last eight showdown with either

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Iran’s Futsal player, Shiva Amini banned from sport after being photographed without veil

(IranSportsPress.com-Independent)- A former member of Iran’s women’s futsal team claims she has been banned from the sport after being photographed with her hair uncovered abroad. Shiva Amini shared photos on Instagram showing her playing friendly matches in Switzerland and Italy, competing in shorts and without Iran’s compulsory hijab veil. “I never thought that I would one

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Ahmad Esmaeilpour nominated for Best Futsal Player of the World

(IranSportSpress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian international futsal player Ahmad Esmaeilpour has been nominated for the Best Player of the World. Esmaeilpour made his first tentative steps at a Futsal World Cup in Thailand 2012. Four years later in Colombia, he helped Iran win the bronze medal for the first time in history. Esmaeilpour was also named as the

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Iran Futsal coach Nazemosharia nominated for ‘world best coach’ award

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian national futsal team’s coach Mohammad Nazemosharia has been nominated for the Best Coach of the World. The Iranian coach led Iran to a bronze medal at the 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup. Under tutelage of Nazemosharia, Iran defeated Portugal 4-3 in penalty shootout in the World Cup third place match after two teams finished

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Iran national futsal team nominated for 2016 world’s best

(IranSportsPress.com-IRNA)- Iranian national futsal team and its goalkeeper Alireza Samimi have been nominated for 2016 futsal world’s best. ‘As announced by the Futsal Planet website, Iranian national team and its goalkeeper have been nominated for the world’s 2016 best in the sections of national teams and goalkeepers,’ Footbal Federation reported. Iran’s national footsal team ranked

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Iran’s Futsal player Ali Asghar Hassanzadeh was named AFC player of the year

(IranSportsPress.com-PressTV)- Iranian futsal player Ali Asghar Hassanzadeh Navlighi has been awarded the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Futsal Player of the Year title, thanks to his dazzling displays at the AFC Futsal Championship and Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Futsal World Cup. During a grand Thursday ceremony held in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, the 29-year-old Iranian sportsman, who currently plays

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