(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Substitute Mehdi Zobeidi headed home a late equaliser as Esteghlal Khouzestan claimed a 1-1 draw with Al Jazira on Tuesday and progressed to the 2017 AFC Champions League Round of 16 as Group B runners-up. Esteghlal Khouzestan needed just a point to advance to the knockout round, but Humaid Ahmed gave the visitors the
(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iranian football teams Persepolis and Esteghlal Khuzestan failed to win against their Qatari rivals in Matchday 4 of the AFC Champions League on Monday. In Group D, Persepolis were left to rue missed chances after a 0-0 draw with Al Rayyan in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. Striker Mehdi Taremi squandered the game’s best opportunity on the
(IranSportsPress.com | the-afc)- Abolfazl Alaii’s 80th minute header ensured Iranian champions Esteghlal Khouzestan took all three points in the 2017 AFC Champions League opener after their 1-0 Group B win over Saudi Arabia’s Al Fateh on Monday at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex. The continental debutants from Ahvaz were on top for much of the tie
(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Tractor Sazi has suffered another blow in the title race as it was hold to a 2-2 draw against Sanat Naft in the 17th week of Iran Professional League at the empty Yadegar-e Emam Stadium in Tabriz on Tuesday. Mohammad Ebrahimi put the host in front in the 8th minute but Zobeir Niknafs scored
(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Tractor Sazi edged past Esteghlal Khuzestan 1-0 on Thursday to move provisionally top of Iran Professional League (IPL). Mehdi Sharifi scored the winning goal in the 86th minute in Ahvaz’s Ghadir Stadium. Tractor Sazi went top one point ahead of Persepolis. Elsewhere, Esteghlal defeated Naft Tehran 1-0 thanks to Omid Ebrahimi’s spectacular free kick in
(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Recently crowned winners Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors learned their Group Stage opponents for the 2017 edition of the AFC Champions League on Tuesday following the competition’s official draw in Kuala Lumpur. The Korea Republic giants, who defeated Al Ain 3-2 on aggregate to seal a second continental success, will begin their title defence against Australia’s
(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim)- Abdollah Veisi signed a one-year contract with Isfahan-based football team Sepahan on Monday. He led Esteghlal Khuzestan to a surprise Iran Professional League title success in early May. “I think Sepahan needs a revolution. I will do my best in the team to be among the top flight teams in Iranian league,” Veisi said.
(Iransportspress.com | Tehran Times)- Esteghlal Khuzestan head coach Abdollah Veisi is on the verge of signing a contract with Sepahan football club, according to the local media. Veisi, who led Esteghlal Khuzestan to the 2015-16 Iran Professional League (IPL) title,, stated that he has received a couple of offers but he is close to Sepahan.
(Iransportspress.com | Tehran Times)- Esteghlal Khuzestan football team made history winning Iran Professional League for the first time in history. The Ahvaz-based team defeated Zob Ahan 2-0 in Ahvaz’s Ghadir Stadium on Friday thanks to a brace from Rahim Mehdi Zohaivi. Esteghlal Khuzestan, who dubbed as Iranian Leicester City, won the league title with 57 points from