(IranSportsPress – Tasnim) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani congratulated the country’s women futsal team on winning the second successive title in the AFC Women’s Futsal Championship. In a message on Saturday night, Rouhani praised the Iranian women’s championship in Asia as a sign of “dynamism, capabilities and competency of Iranian women and girls.” He also expressed
(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran’s women’s futsal team defeated China 5-1 to claim bronze medal in the Ashgabat 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) on Monday. Sara Shirbeigi and Fereshteh Karimi combined to give the 2013 runner-up a 3-1 lead in the first half as they outplayed their opponents to score two more after the break.
(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Islamic Republic of Iran clinched their fifth consecutive Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games men’s Futsal gold when they beat Uzbekistan 7-1 in the final on Tuesday. Mahdi Javid and Ali Asghar Hassanzadeh were the stars of the show, scoring six goals between them with Hamid Ahmadidazaj adding the other as Uzbekistan stayed docile.
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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