Karimi topscorer of UAE cup


Iran's national striker Ali Karimi imported by the Emirati side, Al-Ahly, netted 13 times in the Sheikh Zayed Cup of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to win the top scorer title.

Kavianpour to join UAE's Al Wasl


Pirouzi national midfielder Hamed Kavianpour will sign a contract with Al Wasl soccer team of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), announced sports officials here Saturday.

Karimi to stay at Al-Ahly


Iranian striker Ali Karimi announced that he will stay at Al-Ahly of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by the end of his contract.

Adidas voices readiness for investment in Iran


World's famous apparel maker, Adidas, has expressed its preparedness for making investment in Iran's sports sector, announced the deputy of the Physical Education Organization for employment affairs Saturday.

Football academy to open in Iran


"FIFA is going to help Iran to start a football academy in the country," said the chairman of the Iranian Football Federation, Mohsen Safaii Farahani, here on Friday.

Gritty Al Ahli win President's Cup


Al Ahli won the President's Cup beating Al Jazira 3-1 yesterday at Zayed Sports City in a colourful match that expressed the feelings of appreciation of the UAE's youth to the President of their country.

Esteqlal, Fajr advance to final


Esteqlal of Tehran and the Shiraz-based Fajr-e Sepassi Tuesday rolled into final of league. Beaten 1-0 the first leg at home, Fajr found the net of Paykan in the second half by Mehrzad Ma'danchi in Tehran's Takhti Stadium.

Iran, Pakistan to compete in football tournament


Provincial teams of Iran and Pakistan will participate in a 10-day football tournament in August this year.

Sepahan, Paykan win semifinal first legs


Two teams of Sepahan and Paykan won their first-leg semifinal matches of the league Friday.

Iran remained the highest ranked Asian side at 30th


PLDC - Iran remained the highest ranked Asian side at 30nd (up 2). Japan (32, up 1) , Saudi Arabia (34), and Korea Republic (41, up 1) are the only other Asian teams in the top-50 although China, who are currently ranked 50nd (up 1), are on the verge of joining them.

Mahdavikia out for three months


Iranian national player Mehdi Mahdavikia, who plays in the German Bundesliga with Hamburg, will be out of action for three months after undergoing surgery on his disc.

Pirouzi managing director, directorate members appointed


Advisor to the president of the Physical Education Organization (PEO) announced that the new managing director and members of boards of directors of the Pirouzi Club were officially appointed.

Pirouzi managing director, directorate members appointed


Former coach of Abu Moslem, Farhad Kazemi, got the coaching job of Sepahan's Foulad Mobarakeh as of June 8, announced the club's chairman of board of directors.
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