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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Carlos Queiroz: Karim Ansarifard can become a better player at Olympiacos

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran national team head coach Carlos Queiroz believes that Olympiacos new striker Karim Ansarifard should take advantage of the chance given to him by the Greek giants. “Karim is a physical striker, he can read the game well and he can either play as a lone striker or a false nine. Greek Super League

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Carlos Queiroz opens up on Iran, World Cup qualifiers and Branko Ivankovic

By: John Duerden (IranSportsPress.com-ESPN)- Iran have been the top-ranked Asian nation, according to FIFA, for four years. They were unbeaten in 2016 and sit on top of Group A in the final round of qualification for the 2018 World Cup, well-placed to secure back-to-back finals places for the first time. But coach Carlos Queiroz has just resigned

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Iran remains Asian top team in latest FIFA rankings

(IranSportsPress.com-The AFC)- Iran football team maintained its position as Asia’s best ranked team following the release of the latest FIFA World Ranking on Thursday. Iran and Korea Republic’s rankings remained unchanged at 29th and 37th respectively, while Australia (44th) overtook Japan (46th) as the third best ranked side in Asia, while Saudi Arabia moved up six

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IFF fails preparation plan for World Cup, says Carlos Queioz

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran national team head coach Carlos Queioz has revealed that after the Iranian football federation failed to fulfil its promise he presented a resignation letter and will not continue his job. The Portuguese coach made a statement on his official Facebook page: Dear friends, After a five-hour meeting with Iran Football Federation president, I have

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Iran football coach Carlos Queiroz resigns

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Carlos Queiroz has resigned from Iran national coach on Saturday, according to a member of the board of directors of Iran’s Football Federation. Amir Abedini said that they have received the Portuguese coach’s resignation letter on Saturday. Queiroz lost his cool after Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic criticized him over holding a training camp in

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Iran victorious in friendly in UAE’s training camp

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- The Iranian national football team (also known as Team Melli) defeated selection of African players in Dubai in a friendly match on Thursday. In the match held at the Iranian Club Dubai, Carlos Queiroz’s men defeated their rival 6-0. Former Iran coach Heshmat Mohajerani attended the match. Team Melli was scheduled to face Morocco at

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Coach Queiroz names Iran’s squad for UAE training camp

IranSportsPress.com- Carlos Queiroz announced Iran’s 23 men’s squad for the UAE’s training camp, preparation for 2018 FIFA World Cup matches against Qatar and China. The legionnaires are not included in this list. Goalkeepers: Alireza Beiranvand, Mohammadreza Akhbari, Rashid Mazaheri Defenders: Mohammad Iranpourian, Ramin Rezaeian, Milad Mohammadi, Jalal Hosseini, Ezatollah Pourghaz, Mohammad Ansari, Vahid Mohammadzadeh, Masoud Ebrahimzadeh Midfielders: Ehsan

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Iraq shown interest to face Team-Melli in a freindly match on March 18th

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iraqi national football team has reportedly shown interest in playing a friendly match with Iran. Iraq head coach Radhi Shenaishil is going to prepare his team for two crucial matches against Australia and Saudi Arabia scheduled for March 23 and 28 respectively in Group B of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification. Carlos Queiroz’s men

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Team-Melli moved up one place to the 29th in new FIFA’s ranking

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- The Iranian national football team moved up one place to the 29th to end the year 2016 top of the Asia in FIFA’s World Rankings. Team Melli still is the best Asian team, followed by South Korea (37th), Japan (45th) and Australia (47th) in the rankings. Copa America finalist Argentina ends the year top of

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