AFC Champions League: Al Wahda 3-0 Zobahan [VIDEO]


AFC - Mourad Batna bagged a goal and an assist as UAE's Al Wahda defeated Islamic Republic of Iran's Zobahan 3-0 on Matchday Four of the AFC Champions League Group B on Monday.

Team Melli coaches plant trees

Tehran Times - On the occasion of the Week of Natural Resources, March 6-13, the head coaches of Iran national volleyball and football teams expressed their appreciation for nature by planting trees in Tehran.

Iran, Sierra Leone World Cup warm-up game set for March 17

PTV - The Iran men’s national football team, domestically known as Team Melli, is going to host the Sierra Leone national football team in a 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association

(FIFA) World Cup warm-up friendly later this week.

Crystal Palace eye Saman Ghoddos transfer but face competition from West Ham, Southampton, West Brom and Brighton for Ostersund striker - The Swedish-born Iranian striker, 24, impressed in his side's Europa League last-32 tie against Arsenal.

Davoud Mahabadi Named Iran's Siahjamegan Coach


Tasnim - Davoud Mahabadi has been named as new head coach of Siahjamegan football team on Saturday.

Esteghlal, Zob Ahan Ready to Meet Emirati Teams


Tasnim - Iranian football giant Esteghlal could increase its chance of advancing to knockout stage when it hosts Emirati team Al Ain in Matchday Four of the AFC Champions League on Monday.

Khooneh be Khooneh into Iran’s Hazfi Cup Final [VIDEO]

Tasnim - Khooneh be Khonneh Mazandaran football team advanced to Iran’s Hazfi Cup final after defeating Esteghlal Khuzestan 3-1 on Friday.

Persepolis Coach Branko Ivankovic Hits Out at Speculation


Tasnim - Former Iran national football team and Persepolis current coach Branko Ivankovic says he has received offer from Uzbekistan but he concentrates on his team’s success in the AFC Champions League.

Jahanbakhsh: Mahdavikia is my idol and mentor

FIFA - Popular wisdom tells us ‘don’t meet your heroes’, as we will only end up denting and tarnishing the flawless image we have built of them. While that’s true for many, IR Iran rising star Alireza Jahanbakhsh is a clear exception to the rule.    

Iran to face Sierra Leone on March 17: Top official

Tehran Times - Head of Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) Mehdi Taj says Team Melli will play a friendly match with Sierra Leone on March 17.

Esteghlal Launches Complaint to AFC over Malaysian Referee [VIDEO]


Tasnim - Iran’s Esteghlal has lodged a complaint with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) against Malaysian referee Mohd Amirul Izwan bin Yaacob.

Shojaei Closer to National Team More than Ever

Ifpnews - Eight months after being dropped out of Iran’s national football team because of playing against an Israeli club, Iranian midfielder Masoud Shojaei is now highly likely to return to the Team Melli.

AFC Champions League: Al Ain 2-2 Esteghlal [VIDEO]


AFC - Al Ain left it late to rescue a point at home against Esteghlal as the two sides played out an entertaining 2-2 draw at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium on Matchday Three of the 2018 AFC Champions League Group D.