FIFA U-17 World Cup: Iran ready for Mexico challenge

(IranSportsPress.com- The Hindu) – High on confidence after a strong show in the group stage, Asian powerhouse Iran would look to keep their unbeaten run intact when they face Mexico in a pre-quarterfinal match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, in Margao on Tuesday. Iran have enjoyed a good run in this tournament, beating Guinea (3-1),

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Syria’s striker Omar Al Soma hopes of beating Iran at World Cup Qualifier

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Syria’s national football team’s striker Omar Al Soma hopes that they will beat Iran in the 2018 World Cup qualifier. An unlikely win away to Iran on Tuesday coupled with defeat for South Korea by Uzbekistan in the final round would give Syria second spot and direct entry to the finals in Russia next

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Analysis: Korea Republic blanked by Iran as World Cup destiny goes to matchday ten

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)-  Korea Republic’s FIFA 2018 World Cup fate remains in the balance after they were held to a goalless stalemate by the 10-men of Islamic Republic of Iran in their penultimate qualifier in Seoul. Koreans misfire With Uzbekistan losing in China, a win for Korea would have taken them through to Russia 2018 as the second-placed

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My plan didn’t work against Iran: South Korea Head Coach Shin Tae-yong

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- South Korea’s national football team’s coach Shin Tae-yong says that his plan didn’t work against Iran in the World Cup qualifying campaign at home. South Korea failed to defeat 10-man Iran at Seoul World Cup Stadium in Group A but still remained in position to secure its ninth consecutive trip to football’s showpiece event

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Team-Melli beat Montenegro in friendly match [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran edged past Montenegro 2-1 in a football friendly as part of preparation for the match against Uzbekistan in the 2018 World Cup qualifier. Sardar Azmoun gave the visiting team a lead in the 11th minute but Sevilla striker Stevan Jovetic equalized the match in the 32nd minute. Azmoun scored for Team Melli once

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Ashkan Dejagah rejoins Wolfsburg

(IranSportsPress.com | ESPNFC) – Former Wolfsburg midfielder Ashkan Dejagah has re-signed for the German club on a free transfer from Qatari First Division side Al-Arabi Sports Club. The 30-year-old enjoyed a five-year spell with the Wolves, whom he joined from Hertha Berlin in 2007, the highlight being the Bundesliga title win with the Green-Whites in

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Carlos Queiroz: I want Mr. Taj to accept my resignation

(IranSportsPress.com | TehranTimes) – Iran national football team head coach Carlos Queiroz asked Iran’s football federation new president to agree his resignation. Queiroz has posted a statement on his official facebook account: Dear friends, Congratulations to Mr. Taj, Iran’s Football Federation new president, after the election in the past Saturday. I wish him all the

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Iran to Play Uzbekistan in Friendly

(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim) – Iranian national football team (also known as Team Melli) will play a friendly match with Uzbekistan, according to Iran Football Federation (IFF). The Iranian football team, who has been drawn alongside with Turkmenistan, Oman, India and Guam in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification, will face Uzbekistan on June 11. Iran’s

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Three Big Events ahead of Iran Volleyball, Coach Kovac Says

(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim) – Iranian national volleyball team coach Slobodan Kovac said that they will take serious three upcoming big events. Iran is preparing for the 2015 FIVB Volleyball World League, 2015 Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship and FIVB Volleyball World Cup. Asked Kovac if Iran will consider the FIVB World League as the warm-up competitions

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Uncertain future beckons in Iranian football after departure of Carlos Queiroz

(IranSportsPress.com | Sport360.com) By: John Duerden – It was typical of Iranian football that Carlos Queiroz’s last game as national team coach was a friendly against Sweden in Stockholm. During his four years in charge of Team Melli, the former Real Madrid boss had constantly called for more tests against strong international opposition. In end,

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