ISP Editorial: Saman Ghoddos to play behind Rubin Kazan striker Sardar Azmoun?

IranSportsPress.com- Saman Ghoddos followed up his MVP performance against Galatasaray with another one against PAOK scoring twice and taking Östersund to its first historical Europa League. Ghoddos lately playing mostly as striker for his club but the big question is where does Carlos Queiroz want to play Ghoddos? Saman himself prefers to play the behind

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Park Ji-sung tells S. Korean footballers to overcome World Cup qualifying pressure

(IranSportsPress.com-Yonhab News Agency)- South Korean football icon Park Ji-sung said Thursday that the national team players should overcome World Cup qualifying pressure to earn good results in upcoming matches. South Korea, led by head coach Shin Tae-yong, will host Iran on Aug. 31 and take on Uzbekistan five days later on the road in their

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PODCAST: Interview with Iranian International and AZ Alkmaar winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh

(IranSportsPress.com-Gol Bezan)- Alireza Jahanbakhsh is an Iranian professional footballer who plays for Eredivisie side AZ Alkmaar and the Iranian national team as a right and left winger. He represented Iran at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2015 AFC Asian Cup. Jahanbakhsh also represented Iran at the U20 and U23 levels. In 2014 Jahanbakhsh was

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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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‘We’ve Finished Analysis on Iran’, S. Korea Coach Shin Tae-yong Says

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)-South Korea coach Shin Tae-yong said they have already finished analysis on Iran national football team. Third-placed South Korea only has two matches remaining in the final Asian qualifying round for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. It is scheduled to host already-qualified Iran on Aug. 31 and face Uzbekistan in Tashkent on Sept. 5 for

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Saman Ghoddos: Playing for Team-Melli is one of my dreams

IranSportsPress.com- Varzesh3 conducted an interview with Iranian-Swedish footballer, Saman Ghoddos who recently scored for his side Östersund FK during Europa League qualification against Turkish giant Galatasaray. Ghoddos earned an invitation by Swedish national team due to his good performance last season. The 23 years old attacking midfielder played in two friendly matches for Sweden and

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Iran to issue commemorative stamp on national team qualification for 2018 World Cup

(IranSportsPress.com-albawaba.com)- The Supreme Stamp Council of Iran’s Ministry of Communication & Information Technology has agreed to a request to issue a special stamp commemorating the qualification of Iran men’s national football team, domestically known as Team Melli, for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Iranian Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Masoud Soltanifar put

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Iran moves seven places up to 23rd in the latest FIFA World ranking

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran moved seven places up to 23rd in the latest FIFA world rankings released on Thursday. Iran remain Asia’s highest representatives in the rankings, followed by Australia, Japan, South Korea and Saudi Arabia. Germany have usurped Brazil at the top of the rankings following their Confederations Cup victory. With the Selecao in second, Argentina

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