South Korea coach Tae-yong: We are not going to play attacking football against Iran

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- South Korea football coach Shin Tae-yong says that they are not going to play attacking football against Iran. The match against Team Melli will be Shin’s senior coaching debut and will be held at the Seoul Stadium on Aug. 31. South Korea hasn’t beat Iran since 2011, and its last four meetings all ended in

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Korea will defeat Iran in World Cup qualifier: Park Ji-sung

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Former South Korea striker Park Ji-sung believes that they will qualify for the 2018 World Cup after defeating Iran and collecting a draw against Uzbekistan. South Korea will play already-qualified Iran at home, Aug. 31, and an away match against Uzbekistan, Sept. 5. The team currently ranks second with 13 points in Group A.

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Iran fully ready for South Korea challenge, Carlos Queiroz says

(Iransportspress.com | Tasnim) – Iranian national football team’s coach Carlos Queiroz said his players are fully ready for vital match against South Korea in the 2018 World Cup qualifier. Group A leader Iran will host second-placed Korea Republic at the Azadi Stadium on Tuesday evening in a high-octane clash as both teams seek to solidify

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Iran Crowned FIBA Asia Challenge Champion

(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim)-Iranian national basketball team claimed the title of the FIBA Asia Challenge 2016 after defeating South Korea 77-47. Also, Jordan defeated fellow West Asian side Iraq 94-72 in the third place match. Rounding off the top five teams of the tournament were the Chinese, who turned back Japan in their classification game 75-67.

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Moments and Milestones: Ali Daei’s 23 minute masterclass [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com | AFC)- Join the-afc.com as we continue our Moments and Milestones series with a look back to the 1996 AFC Asian Cup, a tournament that will long be remembered for Ali Daei’s stunning quater-final performance. What: Korea Republic 2 Iran 6 (AFC Asian Cup Quarter-final) When: December 16, 1996 Where: Al Maktoum Stadium, Dubai, United

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Iran the best conditioned team in group A, Taj says

(IranSportsPress.com | TehranTimes) – President of Iran Football Federation Mehdi Taj expects positive results when Team Melli starts the 2016 World Cup qualifying. Iran has been drawn in Group A along with South Korea, Uzbekistan, Qatar, China and Syria. “I’ve seen South Korea in its recent international friendly matches and I have to say it

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In taekwondo, South Korea and Iran are friendly rivals

(IranSportsPress.com | Koreaherald) – South Korea is the birthplace of taekwondo and the martial art has become a dominant force in international sports including the Olympics. But if there is an Asian country that can beat South Korea at its own game, it is Iran. Despite Iran’s prowess on the arena that make it such

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South Korea reach Asian Cup final with victory over Iraq (VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com)| TheGuardian- Korea Republic are now just 90 minutes away from breaking their 55-year Asian Cup drought with their semi-final win eliminating a spirited but ultimately outclassed Iraq. Goals from Lee Jeong-hyeop and Kim Young-gwon early in each half in Sydney quelled any Iraqi hopes of reprising their storied Asian Cup victory of 2007. The

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South Korea to face winner of Iran-Iraq quarterfinals clash (VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com)| TheSydneyMorningHerald- South Korea coach Ulrich Stielike admitted he was on the verge of bringing an exhausted Son Heung-min off the pitch before the midfielder scored twice in extra time to send his country into the Asian Cup semi-finals on Thursday. The Bayer Leverkusen forward had been laid low by a fever which had restricted

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