Estighlal rally to beat Al Wahda (Photo)


Gulf News- Estighlal, from Iran, came from behind to defeat Al Wahda 5-3 last night to lead the standings of the quarterfinals of the Asian Clubs Championship, West Zone.

Invankovic sets ground rules as Iran coach


Sportalasia- Branko Ivankovic was unveiled as Iran coach on Thursday morning and the Croatian held no punches as he revealed his plans for the national side in the coming months.

Iran's Estighal arrive for Asian event


Gulf News- Kuwait Club of Kuwait, Estighlal of Iran and Nasaf Karsi from Uzbekistan have arrived in Abu Dhabi to begin their last preparations for the quarter-finals of the Asian Clubs Championship, hosted by Al Wahda Club from Wednesday, February 6.

Faraki appointed national soccer coach


IRNA - Hossein Faraki was appointed as the coach of Iran's national soccer team Saturday. According to Iran's Football Federation (IFF), the Committee of Iranian National Soccer Teams installed Faraki as the assistant of newly-appointed Croat Head Coach Branco Ivankovic on February 2.

Iran's Esteqlal leaves for UAE


IRNA - The soccer team of Tehran's Esteqlal left here Sunday morning for Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to represent Iran in the quarterfinals of Asian Clubs Championships.

23 soccer players invited to national camp


IRNA - The newly-appointed soccer Head Coach of Iran Ivanco Brankovic invited 23 players Friday to take part in the training sessions of national camp.

week 11 of the IPL


The 11th week of the Iranian Premier League was not a typical one, this week had few upsets associated with it. This week, Peykan(Tehran) and Foolad (Ahvaz), two teams who have been doing well in the charts suffered devastating losses.

Iran has been invited to LG Cup in Morrocco


The Iranian National Team has been invited to the LG Cup in Morrocco. Other participants will be Morrocco, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela.

Who is Abbas Bayat?


PFDC - Iranian people globally have been wondering who is Abbas Bayat, the mysterious chairman of Belgian football club, Charleroi (They now have 4 Iranian players : Mahdavi, Emamifar, Yazdani and now Minavand). PFDC has translated a description of him taken from his nomination for Businessman of the year in 2001 in Belgium.

Veteran striker Ali Daei hailed Iran's new coach


Tehran - International striker Ali Dai'i hail Iran's new national team coach nomination. " Ivankovic is the most fitted man to lead the national team".

Ivankovic appointed Iran soccer head coach


IRNA - Branco Ivankovic was appointed Tuesday as the head coach of Iran's national soccer team. Saying the above statement, Iran's Football Federation (IFF) added: "Due to the illness of former head coach of Iran, Miroslav Blazevic, and his written request on resignation, he was replaced by Croat Ivankovic."

Ukrainians plan a friendly with Iran


KYIV,(DSA)- The Ukrainian national team have always had some problems concerning international friendlies schedule. But now Leonid Buryak's side seem to have overcome that difficulties.

Ziaei: I wouldn't coach Teraktorsazi


Hassan Ziaei, who is one of the qualified candidates for the vacant coaching job at the Teraktorsazi Tabriz club after the resignation of Mahmoud Yavary cant take over the team
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