Spain Head Coach Julen Lopetegui: We have a hard match against Iran

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Spain national football team’s coach Julen Lopetegui says they have been drawn in a hard group. Spain has been drawn with Iran, Portugal and Morocco in Group B of the 2018 World Cup. “As I’ve already said, we have a tough group. Portugal is champion of Euro and they have fantastic players and takes advantage

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Sporting Charleroi’s striker, Kaveh Rezaei, on fire

IranSportsPress.com-Kaveh Rezaei scores again and again in Belgium. Sardar Azmoun, Mehdi Taremi, Karim Ansarifard and Reza Ghoochannejhad all played and scored for Iran in their World Cup qualification but Kaveh Rezaei haven’t yet scored a goal in 6 caps for Team-Melli. Considering Coach Queiroz only picked two forwards in the 2014 World Cup squad you

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In-form Iran could cause a stir at Russia 2018

(IranSportsPress.com – FoxSportsAsia)- FOX Sports Asia football editor Gabriel Tan looks at why Iran – who have won 27 out of 38 games since the last FIFA World Cup – should not be underestimated at Russia 2018. With Monday’s 1-0 win over Venezuela, Iran are now unbeaten in their last ten games and building well ahead

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Iran beats Venezuela in a friendly match in Netherlands [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com – FinancialTribune)- In a friendly match in the Netherlands on Monday Iran national soccer team defeated Venezuela 1-0. Team Melli, which is preparing for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, won against the South Americans with an only goal on the 57th minute scored by Alireza Jahanbakhsh who found the back of the net from

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Iran start World Cup warm-up with win over Panama (Video Highlights)

(IranSportsPress.com – Reuters) – Iran beat Panama 2-1 in a friendly in Graz, Austria on Thursday, in a match-up of two teams who have qualified for next year’s World Cup in Russia. Iran took the lead in the 16th minute with a penalty from Ashkan Dejagah after a wild, sliding challenge from Jan Vargas on Karim Ansarifard.

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Carlos Querioz names 26 men squad for Panama and Venezuela matches

IranSportsPress.com- Carlos Queiroz invites 26 players(including Legionnaires) for the two incoming friendly matches against Panama and Venezuela on November 9th and 13th. Goalkeepers: Alireza Beiranvand (Persepolis) Rashid Mazaheri (Zob Ahan) Amir Abedzadeh(Maritimo, Portugal) Defenders: Rouzbeh Cheshmi(Esteghlal) Jalal Hosseini (Persepolis) Milad Mohammadi(Akhmet Grozny, Russia) Morteza Pouraliganji(Al-Sadd, Qatar) Vouria Ghafouri (Esteghlal) Saeid Aghaei (Sepahan) Ramin Rezaeian(Oostende, Belgium)

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Carlos Queiroz invites 26 local PGPL players for Panama and Venezuela matches

IranSportsPress.com- Carlos Queiroz invites 26 local PGPL players for the two incoming friendlies matches in November against Panama and Venezuela on November 9th and 13th. Goalkeepers: Alireza Beiranvand (Persepolis) Rashid Mazaheri (Zob Ahan) Mohammad Reza Akhbari (Saipa) Hossein Hosseini (Esteghlal) Defenders: Danial Mahini (Saipa) Hossein Kanaanizadegan(Saipa) Jalal Hosseini (Persepolis) Mohammad Ansari (Persepolis) Majid Hosseini (Esteghlal)

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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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Team-Melli to play Ukraine in Kiev: report

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Media reports suggest that Iran national football team will face Ukraine in a friendly match in Kiev on November 14. The Iranian media had already reported that Team Melli will play Panama on November 10 in Vienna, Austria. Team Melli have played two friendlies against Togo and Russia in early October. Carlos Queiroz’s men

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