Persepolis beat Naft Tehran and advance to Hazfi Cup’s Round of 16 [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis football team booked a place in the Iran’s Hazfi Cup Round of 16, defeating Naft Tehran 2-0 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.

Left-footed Godwin Mensha gave Persepolis into the in the 73rd minute. It was Nigerian’s third goal in four days.

Mensha scored twice in the match against Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia in the AFC Champions League semi-final second leg on Tuesday.

10 minutes later, Substitute Siamak Nemati was brought down and Ali Alipour converted his penalty.

Naft Tehran striker Issa Alekasir failed to pull a goal back in the injury time after missing a penalty kick.

Branko Ivankovic’s men will play Baderan Tehran in the next stage.