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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Iran is expected to be in pot 4 of 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

IranSportsPress.com- Iran is expected to be in pot 4 of 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. For a while it looked like Team-Melli will be in pot 3 for the World Cup draw however with the last minute goal scored by Syrian National Team during the qualifier match and the lack of further qualifying games in

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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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Carlos Queiroz invites 27 men squad for the friendly matches against Togo and Russia

IranSportsPress.com- Carlos Queiroz invites 27 men squad for the friendly matches against Togo and Russia. Team-Melli will face Togo in Azadi Stadium on October 5th and Russia in Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia on October 10th. Charleroi surprising striker, Kaveh Rezaei is included in the new list of Portuguese head coach after more than a

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Queiroz announce the first list of 24 players for Togo and Russia friendly matches

IranSportsPress.com- Carlos Queiroz invites 23 PGPL local players and Ashkan Dejagah for the friendly matches against Togo and Russia.   Team-Melli will face Togo in Azadi Stadium on October 5th and Russia in Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia on October 10th. These two friendlies are the first series of friendly preparation matches of Iran National Football

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