AFC Champions League | Group D- Meet the teams: Persepolis Tehran

( | the-afc)- Iran giants Persepolis narrowly missed winning the 2015-16 Iran Pro League title when they were pipped to the post on goal difference by Esteghlal Khouzestan. However, their second-place finish ensured a return to the continental stage after missing out last year. Two years ago the Tehran-based club equaled their best ever performance

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AFC Champions League | Group B- Meet the teams: Esteghlal Khuzestan

( | the-afc)- Esteghlal Khouzestan will make their maiden appearance in the AFC Champions League after claiming the Iran Pro League title – by virtue of goal difference from Persepolis – for the first time in 2016. The side finished in the lower reaches of Iran’s top-flight in 2014 and 2015, surviving a relegation play-off in

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AFC Champions League | Group A- Meet the teams: Esteghlal Tehran

( | the-afc)-  Iran giants Esteghlal return to the continental stage following a three-year hiatus after overcoming Qatar’s Al Sadd on penalties in the Play-offs in the battle of the two-time Asian club champions. Esteghlal are Iran’s most successful side on the continent, having been crowned Asian champions in 1970 and 1991. However, their best performance

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Ashkan Dejagah linked with Persepolis move

( | Tasnim)– Iranian international midfielder Ashkan Dejagah has been linked with a move to Persepolis football club. According to Qatari media, Al-Arabi is going to part ways with the 29-year-old midfielder. Former Wolfsburg player joined the Qatari club from Fulham in 2014. Persepolis will represent Iran in the next season’s AFC Champions League and Dejagah can

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Tractor Sazi seeks another win against Al Hilal: coach

( | Xinhua) – Iran’s Tractor Sazi of Tabriz soccer team is determined to secure another win against Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal in Group C of the AFC Champions League, Tasnim news agency quoted the team’s head coach as saying on Tuesday. Tractor Sazi head coach Amir Ghalenoei said that despite having already qualified for

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