Ansarifard leads Greek champion to triumph in Ankara [VIDEO]

Ekathimerini - Karim Ansarifard scored twice on his European competition debut to give Olympiakos the boost it needed to see off host Osmanlispor with a 3-0 score in Ankara and advance to the last 16 of the Europa League on Thursday.

Ashkan Dejagah Out for One Month

Tasnim - Wolfsburg midfielder Ashkan Dejagah has been reportedly ruled out for one month.

FIFA invites Iran’s Faghani to seminar for 2018 World Cup

PTV - The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has officially invited Iranian football referee Alireza Faghani to the Referee Seminar for 2018 FIFA World Cup, which is scheduled to be held in Italy later this year.

ACL 2017 MD1 - GROUP D: PERSEPOLIS 1-1 AL HILAL [VIDEO]

AFC - A late Carlos Eduardo header saw Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal secure a point in a dramatic 1-1 draw against Persepolis from the Islamic Republic of Iran in the 2017 AFC Champions League Group D opener at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Tuesday.

ACL 2017 MD1 - GROUP C: AL AIN 1-1 ZOBAHAN [VIDEO]

AFC - Ismail Ahmed headed home 14 minutes from time to rescue a point for last year’s AFC Champions League runners-up Al Ain as Zoran Mamic’s side shared the points with Zobahan from the Islamic Republic of Iran thanks to a 1-1 draw at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium on Tuesday.

ACL 2017 MD1 - GROUP A: AL AHLI 2-1 ESTEGHLAL [VIDEO]

AFC - Makhete Diop’s 89th minute header secured all three points for United Arab Emirates powehourse Al Ahli as the 2015 AFC Champions League finalists handed Esteghlal from the Islamic Republic of Iran an agonising 2-1 defeat in their opening meeting in Group A of the 2017 campaign on Monday.

ACL 2017 MD1 - GROUP B: ESTEGHLAL KHOUZESTAN 1-0 AL FATEH [VIDEO]

AFC - Abolfazl Alaii’s 80th minute header ensured Iranian champions Esteghlal Khouzestan took all three points in the 2017 AFC Champions League opener after their 1-0 Group B win over Saudi Arabia’s Al Fateh on Monday at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex.

ACL 2017 MD1 - GROUP D: PERSEPOLIS V AL HILAL PREVIEW

AFC - The Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex will see a clash of Asian giants on Tuesday in Group D when Tehran powerhouse Persepolis face Saudi heavyweights Al Hilal in what looks to be one of the stand-out ties of Matchday One.

Al Ahli manager Cosmin Olaroiu wary of Iranian club Esteghlal in Asian Champions League tie

Thenational - Cosmin Olaroiu has urged his Al Ahli players to show the right focus to kick start their Asian Champions League campaign with a victory.

Persepolis to face points deduction

Tehran Times - Iranian football club Persepolis has been forced to pay $40,000 as the overdue payment of former player Marko Perovic.

ACL 2017 MD1 - GROUP A: AL AHLI V ESTEGHLAL PREVIEW

AFC - Al Ahli are set to make their first appearance in the AFC Champions League since suffering a 1-0 aggregate defeat to Guangzhou Evergrande in the 2015 final when they host two-time Asian champions Esteghlal of Islamic Republic of Iran in Group A at Rashid Stadium on Monday.

ACL 2017 MD1 - GROUP B: ESTEGHLAL KHOUZESTAN V AL FATEH PREVIEW

AFC - Muscat: Debutants Esteghlal Khouzestan of Islamic Republic of Iran will face off against Saudi Arabia’s Al Fateh at Qaboos Sports Complex as Group B of the AFC Champions League gets underway on Monday.

Iran claims title at Persian Beach Soccer Cup [VIDEO]

PTV - The Iran men’s national beach soccer team has put a thrilling end to its campaign at the Persian Beach Soccer Cup in the southern Iranian port city of Bushehr, clinching the international tournament’s title with an unblemished record.

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