Late drama sends Iran through to FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Semis(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Iran advanced to the semi-finals of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup for the first time in their history on Thursday (local time) with a thrilling 4-3 win after extra time against Switzerland.  Iran captain Mohammad Ahmadzadeh scored the opening goal of the match with an overhead kick. He then put Iran two goals

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Iran to face Switzerland in FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup quarters

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran booked a berth in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 quarter-final after defeating Nigeria on penalties. Iran defeated the African powerhouse 2-1 on penalties after a thrilling 4-4 draw after extra time to claim the runners-up spot in Group B and reach the quarter-final of the competition. In what was an

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Iran hold their nerve to reach FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup quarters(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Iran held their nerve to beat Nigeria 2-1 on penalties on Monday (local time) and advance to the quarter-finals of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017. With the two sides level at 4-4 following extra-time, it was the Iranians who remained firm to emerge with the one point for a win via penalties

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Iran beaten by Italy in FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Italy beat Iran 5-4 in a wild, back-and-forth encounter to go top of Group B at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017. The Italians took the lead through current tournament top scorer Gabriele Gori, who guided in a close-range effort with his chest. Asian champions Iran then responded with three unanswered goals.

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Iran goalkeeper Peyman Hosseini happy to score FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup first goal

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran goalkeeper Peyman Hosseini is happy after scoring the first goal of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017. Iran defeated Mexico 3-2 on Thursday in Group B in Nassau. Hosseini scored the opener of the competition with a long-range shot. “I feel good to score the first goal of the competition but I

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Iran advance to 2017 FIVB Boys’ U19 World Championship

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Defending and seven-time champions Iran brushed off Thailand in comfortable straight sets 25-16 25-19 25-19 to advance to the semi-finals of the 11th Asian Boys’ U19 Volleyball Championship at the Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium and book a berth to contest the 2017 FIVB Boys’ U19 World Championship in Bahrain in August. Iran, which had already

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Villarreal keen on Rostov’s Sardar Azmoun as Pato replacement

(IranSportsPress.com | Javier Mata- AS.com) – Villarreal have their hearts set on FC Rostov forward Sardar Azmoun who they see as the ideal replacement for China-bound Alexandre Pato. It’s an operation that looked practically impossible only a couple of weeks ago but Villarreal hope they can complete a deal within the next few days. First

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Paralympian Siamand Rahman shortlisted for 2017 Laureus Award

(IranSportsPress.com-Paralympic.org)- Six Paralympians who, between them, won 22 medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games have been shortlisted for the prestigious 2017 Laureus Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability Award. This shortlist includes Belarussian S13 swimmer Ihar Boki who left Rio 2016 as the most decorated athlete after winning six golds and one bronze

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Rapid Wien striker Tomi Correa linked with Tehran giant Persepolis

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Rapid Wien Spanish striker Tomi Correa has been linked with a move to Iranian league leader Persepolis. The 32-year-old striker, who has still six months left on his contract with Rapid Wien, is currently in Tehran and has attended in Persepolis’s training session. He has previously played for CD Tenerife, CD Logrones and Tegueste in

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