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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Ex-Teammelli and Persepolis defender Ebrahim Ashtiani laid to rest

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Former Iran national football team and Persepolis defender Ebrahim Ashtiani was laid to rest in Tehran’s Behesht Zahra Cemetery on Wednesday. Family and friends gathered in Tehran’s Shahid Shiroudi Stadium to say their final goodbyes to the legend. Ashtiani passed away at the age of 71 in Tehran’s Shahid Rajaei Hospital on Tuesday. Ashtiani began

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Persepolis beat Naft Tehran and advance to Hazfi Cup’s Round of 16 [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis football team booked a place in the Iran’s Hazfi Cup Round of 16, defeating Naft Tehran 2-0 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. Left-footed Godwin Mensha gave Persepolis into the in the 73rd minute. It was Nigerian’s third goal in four days. Mensha scored twice in the match against Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia in

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Persepolis 2 Al Hilal 2 (2-6 agg): Al Hilal Eliminates Perspolis to Reach Final[VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com – FourFourTwo)- Omar Kharbin followed up his first-leg hat-trick with two more goals to set up a final against either Urawa Red Diamonds or Shanghai SIPG. Al Hilal booked their place in the AFC Champions League final as Omar Kharbin scored twice in a 2-2 draw away to Persepolis that secured a 6-2 aggregate triumph.

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AFC CL 2017: Semi-Final, Second Leg Preview: Persepolis(Iran) vs Al-Hilal(Saudi)

(IranSportsPress.com-Goal.com)- Persepolis have a mountain of sorts to climb when they host Al Hilal on Tuesday, looking to claim a very unlikely spot in the all-important final. It is so because of the 4-0 hammering they suffered in the first leg away, which almost guarantees Al Hilal’s spot in the summit clash.  Persepolis, playing at

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Iran’s Persepolis outclassed by Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia in ACL Semis [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)-Persepolis of Iran suffered a heavy 4-0 defeat against Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia in the first leg of the 2017 AFC Champions League semi-final on Tuesday. But Al Hilal did open the scoring on 31 minutes when Syrian forward Khribin popped up at the back post to head home Mohammed Al Burayk’s deep cross

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ACL Semifinals: Mehdi Taremi misses Persepolis Matches against Al Hilal

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Persepolis striker Mehdi Taremi missed the matches against Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal in the AFC Champions League semifinals. Taremi will have to serve a four-month ban after FIFA found he had breached his contract with Çaykur Rizespor. If Persepolis qualifies for the final matches, Taremi will also miss them. The Iranian national team’s striker

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AFC Champions League Semi-Finals – Three key players: Persepolis [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Ahead of the highly anticipated 2017 AFC Champions League semi-final between Persepolis of Islamic Republic of Iran and Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal, we look at some of the key men who could make the difference. First off, we begin with the Tehran giants who boast a striker on a hot streak, a talented playmaker, and

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Persepolis defeats IPL rock bottom Gostaresh Foolad (VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Persepolis football team defeated Gostaresh Foolad 3-0 in Iran Professional League (IPL) week 5 on Thursday. In the match was held in Tabriz’s Bonyan Diesel Stadium, Ali Alipour opened the scoring for the IPL leader in the 70th minute. Farshad Ahmadzadeh extended the lead three minutes later and substitute Mehdi Taremi made it 3-0

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Jordanian referee Adham Makhadmeh to officiate Iran’s Persepolis v Al Ahli at ACL Quarter-Final

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Jordanian referee Adham Makhadmeh has been chosen to officiate the match between Islamic Republic of Iran’s Persepolis and Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia in the 2017 AFC Champions League quarter-final clash. The highly-anticipated match will be held at the Sultan Qaboos Stadium in Muscat, Oman on Tuesday. The second leg will be held in

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