Persepolis crowned Iran’s Super Cup champion [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis football team defeated Naft Tehran 3-0 to win Iran’s Super Cup on Friday.

In the match held at the Azadi Stadium, Ali Alipour gave the Reds a lead in the 17th minute.

Mosen Mosalman extended Persepolis’s lead in the 65th minute with a long-range shot.

With six minutes left, Farshad Ahmadzadeh scored the third goal from the penalty spot.

The Iranian Super Cup is an Iranian association football trophy awarded to the winners of a match between the Persian Gulf Professional League’s season champions and the winners of the Hazfi Cup. It is similar to numerous other Super Cup tournaments held in other countries.

The match was held in 2005 when Hazfi Cup champions Saba Battery defeated league champions Foolad 4–0.

Zob Ahan won the second Super Cup, beating 2015–16 Persian Gulf Professional League winners Esteghlal Khuzestan 4–2 after extra time.