Iran’s Reza Shekari joins Rubin Kazan in Russian Premier League

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Russian top-flight club Rubin Kazan has completed the signing of Iranian midfielder Reza Shekari on Thursday. The 19-year-old player is reunited with Iranian international striker Sardar Azmoun in Rubin Kazan. The footballer is widely considered as one of the brightest youngsters in Iran. In 2015, he was named by British newspapers The Guardian as

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AFC Champions League: Persepolis storm back to share spoils with Al Ahli [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)-A late equaliser by substitute Godwin Mensha saw Islamic Republic of Iran’s Persepolis come from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Saudi Arabia’s Al Ahli in the first leg of their 2017 AFC Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday. Al Ahli took the lead after just two minutes at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex when

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Giti Pasand seal spot in third Futsal Club Final with narrow win [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Sanaye Giti Pasand clinched their spot in the final of the AFC Futsal Club Championship Vietnam 2017 after beating Qatar’s Al Rayyan 4-2 in the semi-finals on Friday. With Thailand’s Bluewave Chonburi awaiting the winners, both sides came into the match eager to create history – Al Rayyan hoping to book their first-ever appearance

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Kaveh Rezaei, the future revelation of Charleroi?

Translated by Sam M (IranSportsPress.com-Walfoot.be)- Kaveh Rezaei, even if he didn’t score, is maybe with Dodi Lukebakio the offensive player carolo that looked the most in shape against Bochum. Considering we already knew about Dodi Lukebakio and that Nurio Fortuna had evolved in a big Portuguese team (Braga), the Iranian attacker Kaveh Rezaei was kind

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Iran’s long-serving legendary journalist Attaollah Behmanesh passes away

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran’s long-serving journalist Ataollah Behmanesh passed away at the age of 94 in Tehran’s Bank Melli Hospital on Sunday. His death happened to coincide with the World Sports Journalists Day on July 2. Behmanesh was in hospital for a month after suffering a stroke. He started his career in 1950 in an Iranian sports weekly

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Iran beats world champion Poland in FIVB World League [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-FIVB)-Amir Ghafour was the leading scorer for Iran in upsetting the reigning world champions in a 2017 FIVB Volleyball World League match in Italy. In their third match of this campaign, the Asian squad finally achieved their first victory – 3-1 (25-18, 23-25, 23-25, 22-25) against Poland. Ghafour contributed 19 points to Iran’s win. Mohammadjavad

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Impressive Lotfi named ‘Most Valuable Player’ of U-20 AFC Futsal Championship

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Iran’s Touhid Lotfi has been named the AFC U-20 Futsal Championship’s Most Valuable Player after guiding his side to the title on Friday. Iran’s talismanic captain rounded off a superb individual campaign with another highly creditable display as Iran beat Iraq 2-0 to secure the inaugural tournament’s crown. The livewire playmaker scored six times

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FIFA U-20 WORLD CUP – Group C: ZAMBIA 4-2 IRAN[VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Iran suffered their first defeat of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic after a 2-4 loss to Zambia on Wednesday. Zambia into next round after thrilling comeback Reza Shakari double had Iran in front before four unanswered goals Fahion Sakala, Enock Mwepu, Emmanuel Banda and Patson Daka all score A breath-taking revival by

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