Ex-Iran Defender Ebrahim Ashtiani in Coma

Tasnim - Former Iran national and Persepolis football team Ebrahim Ashtiani has been hospitalized in a coma following a stroke.

Peyman Hosseini happy to score FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup first goal

Tehran Times - Iran defeated Mexico 3-2 on Thursday in Group B in Nassau.

Ex-Iran striker Borhani auctions off his boots

Tehran Times - Ex-Iran and Esteghlal striker Arash Borhani’s football boots have been sold at auction to raise funds for children with Down syndrome.

A soccer fan in Iran looks stunningly identical to Lionel Messi [PHOTO]

Usatoday - Barcelona’s Lionel Messi is one of the most recognizable athletes on Earth, and one Iranian soccer fan is embracing his uncanny resemblance to the Argentinian superstar.

Iran edge Mexico in FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup opener [VIDEO]

Tehran Times - Iran defeated Mexico 3-2 in the first game of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017.

Iranian soccer star banned for not wearing hijab in exhibition game

RT - A female Iranian soccer star has been dropped from her country’s national team for not wearing a hijab in a friendly match.

Iran’s group in FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup is not easy

Tehran Times - Iran’s group in 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Nassau, Bahamas is manageable, but by no means easy.

ACL 2017 MD5 - GROUP A: ESTEGHLAL 1-1 AL AHLI (UAE) [VIDEO]

AFC - A 1-1 draw between Esteghlal of Islamic Republic of Iran and Emirati side Al Ahli on Tuesday saw both sides move to the brink of qualification from Group A of the AFC Champions League.

ACL 2017 MD5 - GROUP B: AL FATEH 1-1 ESTEGHLAL KHOUZESTAN [VIDEO]

AFC - Salman Bahrani’s spectacular injury-time overhead kick secured a point for Esteghlal Khouzestan on Tuesday as the Iranian side drew 1-1 with Saudi Arabia’s Al Fateh in Group B of the 2017 AFC Champions League.

Pars Jonoubi Jam Promoted to Iran Professional League

Tasnim - Pars Jonoubi Jam football team sealed promotion to Iran Professional League (IPL) on Monday.

AHMADZADEH: IRAN ARE AIMING FOR THE SEMIS

AFC - When Islamic Republic of Iran captain Mohammad Ahmadzadeh walks out on to the sand at the National Beach Soccer Arena in Nassau on Thursday, his mind will no doubt go back to his FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup debut over ten years ago.

AL AIN EASE PAST ZOBAHAN TO SEAL SPOT IN KNOCKOUT PHASE [VIDEO]

AFC - Al Ain guaranteed themselves a place in the Round of 16 of the 2017 AFC Champions League on Monday with a 3-0 win over Zobahan that ensures Zoran Mamic’s team cannot finish outside the top two in Group C.

AL HILAL DRAW WITH PERSEPOLIS TO REACH LAST 16 [VIDEO]

AFC - Al Hilal secured their place in the knockout phase of the 2017 AFC Champions League on Monday night as Ramon Diaz’s side picked up a point with a 0-0 draw against newly crowned Iranian champions Persepolis.

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