Iran looks too strong for the rest of the cast in their bid to capture an unprecedented fourth straight
title in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Futsal Championship,
which kicks off at the Istora Senyan Indoor stadium in Jakarta from
PLDC - Ali Fathollahzadeh, Esteghlal of Tehran Manager, has pronounced Ali Samereh's trade to Saipa as impossible.
In an interview with a news station he stated, "Under no circumstances are we willing to let Samereh go.
PLDC - Sadegh Dorodgar, team administrator, with regarding National Team's high power for attending in Asian Champions League, announced that the final goal of the Futsal team is to reach the World cup 2004.
The UAE national football youth team under 17 will take part in a youth tournament in Isfahan, Iran in August. The meet is a preparation for the Asian youth under 17 final qualifiers which UAE will host from September 6-22.