Team-Melli central defender Pejman Montazeri joins Esteghlal

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian football club Esteghlal has completed the signing of Pejman Montazeri.  The 33-year-old international defender has joined Esteghlal on a two-year contract. Montazeri started his playing career at Foolad in 2005 and joined Esteghlal after two years. He left Esteghlal in 2014 to join Qatar’s Umm-Salal and signed a contract with Al-Ahli one year

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Esteghlal and Team-Melli’s midfielder Omid Ebrahimi extends contract

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Esteghlal defensive midfielder Omid Ebrahimi has extended his contract with Esteghlal for more one season. Ebrahimi was discovered by coach Amir Ghalenoei and joined Sepahan in 2010. He became Esteghlal’s best scorer with seven goals last season. The 29-year-old defensive midfielder had also caught the attention of Sepahan football team. Furthermore, Esteghlal right-back Vouria Ghafoori

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Esteghlal ace striker Kaveh Rezaei joins Sporting Charleroi in Belgium

IranSportsPress.com- Esteghlal ace striker, kaveh Rezaei joins, Sporting Charleroi in Belgium top division. The 25 years old forward was the key factor in the Tehran giant’s success with 7 goals and 7 assists in Iran Pro League and 6 goals and 1 assist in Asian Champions League this season. Former Foolad, Saipa and Zob Ahan  striker

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Al-Ain power past Esteghlal to reach AFC Champions League last eight[VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Last year’s beaten finalists Al Ain cruised into the quarter-finals of the 2017 AFC Champions League on Monday with a comprehensive 6-1 thrashing allowing Zoran Mamic’s side to brush aside the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Esteghlal and advance to the next round. Caio and Omar Abdulrahman both scored twice as Al Ain bounced back from their

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Esteghlal becomes runner-up at IPL, Saba Battery relegated(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Esteghlal football team defeated Sepahan to finish runner-up in the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Thursday. The Blues came from behind to beat Sepahan 2-1 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. Mehrdad Mohammadi gave the visiting team a lead in the 40th minute. Jaber Ansari equalized the match on the hour mark with a header and

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Ex-Esteghlal striker Arash Borhani announces retirement

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Former Esteghlal striker Arash Borhani has announced his retirement from football after 15 years. The 33-year-old forward, who currently plays for Paykan, started his playing career in 2002 with Pas and won Iran Professional League title in his four-year term in the Tehran based team. Borhani joined Iranian popular team Esteghlal in 2007 and

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Persepolis wins IPL for the 3rd time, Esteghlal beats Saba to move to 2nd place(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Persepolis football team defeated rock bottom Machine Sazi of Tabriz to end nine-year title drought in Iran Professional League (IPL) with three games left until the end of the season. In the match held in Yadeger-e Imam Stadium, Persepolis defeated the Tabriz based team 2-0. Ali Alipour opened the scoring for Persepolis just seconds

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Esteghlal move to IPL second place, Persepolis lose to Sanat Naft(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Esteghlal football team defeated Foolad Khuzestan 1-0 to move second place in Iran Professional League (IPL). Mohsen Krimi scored the winning goal in the 40th minute at the Azadi Stadium. Esteghlal overtook Tractor Sazi in second place on goal difference, but still are nine points adrift of IPL leader Persepolis. TractorSazi were held to

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Persepolis moves top of IPL, Esteghlal beats Siahjamegan(VIDEO)

    (IranSportsPress.com | TehranTimes)- Persepolis football team defeated Naft Tehran 3-0 to move to top of the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Saturday. In the match held in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium, Hossein Mahini gave Persepolis a lead from the penalty spot in the 14th minute. Mehdi Taremi extended Persepolis’s lead in the 30th minute and

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Alireza Faghani to officiate 83rd Tehran derby

(IransportsPress.com) – Iran’s international referee has been selected to ref the upcoming game between Persepolis and Esteghlal. Iran’s most known referee, Alireza Faghani, alongside his assistants Reza Sokhandan and Mohammadreza Mansouri will officiate the 83rd Tehran Derby. In the past, he officiated two derbies in the 2011-12 and 2013-14 season. Faghani recently officiated the final

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