Team Melli are my second national team: Branko Ivankovic

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis and Esteghlal football teams were held by Padideh and Siahjamegan respectively on Monday. Persepolis missed chance to go back to the top of the Iran Professional League (IPL) table after a 0-0 draw against Padideh in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. The Iranian giant were the better team but failed to find the back of

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Persepolis coach Ivankovic can’t wait for Derby clash with Esteghlal

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic says that he is counting down the minutes until the Tehran derby and cannot wait for that. Persepolis football team is scheduled to face Esteghlal on Thursday at the 80,000-seat Azadi Stadium in Tehran. “First of all, I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to the family of Ebrahim

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Persepolis will win ACL title if we beat Al Hilal: Branko Ivankovic

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis football coach Branko Ivankovic says that they will lift the 2017 AFC Champions League title if they defeat Al Hilal. The Iranian giants will face Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal in Abu Dhabi, the UAE on September 26 in the first leg of the ACL semi-final and meet the team on October 17 in Muscat

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Branko Ivankovic: Persepolis deserved to win Iran’s title

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovis says that they deserved to be crowned Iran Professional League. The Reds defeated Machine Sazi 2-0 in Tabriz to win IPL for the third time. “This is my third championship in three different countries. I think Persepolis deserved to win the title because we are the best team in Iran

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Branko Ivankovic: We must defeat Al Rayyan

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran’s Persepolis football team’s head coach Branko Ivankovic says that they have no way but to defeat Al Rayyan. Persepolis football team will host the Qatari club in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Monday in Group D of the AFC Champions League. “I hope that our supporters to come out in numbers and fill up the

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Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic linked with Algeria coaching job

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Head coach of Iran’s Persepolis football team has been shortlisted to take charge of Algeria football team, regionalni.com reported. Algeria is without a coach since Georges Leekens resigned following the team’s early exit from the Africa Cup of Nations in late January. Ivankovic has said it’s an honor for him to link with the

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Branko Ivankovic apologizes following defeat against Esteghlal

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Branko Ivankovic has apologized to Persepolis fans following the Reds’ defeat at the hands of Esteghlal. Persepolis suffered a 3-2 defeat against their arch rivals Esteghlal in Tehran derby in front of more than 70,000 spectators at the Azadi Stadium. “I am so sorry we could not make our fans happy in the biggest

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Carlos Queiroz opens up on Iran, World Cup qualifiers and Branko Ivankovic

By: John Duerden (IranSportsPress.com-ESPN)- Iran have been the top-ranked Asian nation, according to FIFA, for four years. They were unbeaten in 2016 and sit on top of Group A in the final round of qualification for the 2018 World Cup, well-placed to secure back-to-back finals places for the first time. But coach Carlos Queiroz has just resigned

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Branko Ivankovic attacks Carlos Queiroz over UAE’s camp

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic has attacked Iran national football team coach Carlos Queiroz for holding training camp in the UAE in mid-season. Team Melli flew to Dubai on Monday morning to hold a one-week training camp in Dubai. Iran was supposed to play a friendly match with Morocco but the match has been cancelled

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Our priority is to win the ACL title: Branko Ivankovic

(IranSporsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis football team head coach Branko Ivankovic stated that his side’s priority in the next season is to win the AFC Champions League title. The Croatian trainer, who nearly missed last season’s Iran Professional League title at the final week, also wants to win the league title this season. Persepolis is currently at the

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