Sepahan completes signing of Foolad’s ace striker Sasan Ansari

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iranian top flight football team Sepahan Isfahan have completed the signing of Foolad striker Sasan Ansari. The 26-year-old striker has joined Sepahan on a two-year contract. The details of the fee contract have not been revealed. Ansari started his career with Foolad in his teenage years. Later, he became a regular first-team starter by

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Ali Karimi set to be appointed as Naft Tehran Head Coach

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Ali Karimi has reached an agreement with Naft Tehran football officials to take charge the Iranian top flight team. Naft Tehran parted company with Ali Daei at the end of the last Season. Naft Tehran finished in ninth place under coaching of Daei. The former Bayern Munich striker also led Naft Tehran to Iran’s

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Ali Daei named as the new head coach of Saipa

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran’s Zob Ahan midfielder Reza Shekari joined Russian Premier League side FC Rostov on a three-year contract. The 20-year-old footballer is widely considered as one of the brightest youngsters in Iran. In 2015, he was named by British newspapers The Guardian as one of the 50 most exciting young talents in world football. Shekari had

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Persepolis signs Sepahan’s Shoja Khalilzadeh and Peykan’s Godwin Mensha

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian Persepolis football team has announced the addition of two new players for the upcoming Iran Professional League (IPL) season. IPL title holder has signed contract with free agent player Shoja Khalilzadeh and Godwin Mensha. Khalilzadeh, who was a member of Sepahan in the last season, has penned a two-year contract with the Iranian popular

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Sepidrood Rasht win promotion to Iran Professional League

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- After Pars Jonoubi Jam secured promotion to Iran Professional League last week, Sepidrood Rasht also sealed promotion to the top flight on Monday. The Rasht-based team defeated Nassaji Mazandaran 3-2 and finished second in the second tier Azadegan League with 61 points. Sepidrood Rasht’s fans joined the celebrations at the Azodi Stadium after the

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Pars Jonoubi Jam make history to seal promotion to IPL

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Pars Jonoubi Jam made history after sealing promotion to Iran Professional League (IPL) on Monday. In the penultimate week of the Iran First Division season, Pars Jonoubi Jam beat Esteghlal Ahvaz 2-1 in Ahvaz’s Takhti Stadium. Pars Jonoubi Jam, led by former Persepolis player and coach Mehdi Tartar, won the promotion with 62 points. “I

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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 lift Iran Professional League trophy

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis, who won Iran football league for the tenth time on Saturday with three games left, lifted the trophy in front of about 80,000 cheering fans in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. The Reds won the title after nine years after they became runner-up last season on goal difference. Persepolis thrashed Padideh 4-0 to celebrate their

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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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Long-Serving Reza Enayati hangs up boots

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Former Esteghlal and the Iranian national football team’s striker made the decision to hang up his boots on Saturday. Saba striker, who is the all-time top goalscorer in the Persian Gulf Professional League, announced his retirement at the end of Esteghlal and Saba match in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. The 40-year-old forward was greeted by Esteghlal’s

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