Mahdavikia declared fit for upcoming match against Werder Bremen


Iranian football international and Hamburger SV forward Mehdi Mahdavikia on Wednesday was declared fit and could play in this weekend's match at Werder Bremen, the team's press service announced.

Iran avoid hosts in WAFF Championship draw


Defending champions Iran have avoided hosts Syria in the group stages of the 2002 West Asian Football Federation (WAFF) Championship.

Historic match AFC champion league will put Jordan on the map


The finger of fortune pointed towards Jordan when the draw for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC)Champions League was made, with the honor of hosting the historic first match falling to the eight-time league winners Al Wihdat, who take on Al Nejmeh of Lebanon on Tuesday.

Bouzo happy to avoid Iran


Syrian FA President General Farouk Bouzo admitted he was happy that his side have avoided defending champions Iran in the group stage of this year's West Asian Football Federation (WAFF) Championship in Damascus, which starts on August 30.

Iran up for AFC Executive Committee post


Iran will be among 19 countries contesting the nine seats available for the position of Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Executive Committee member for the four-year term at the AFC Congress in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday.

Asian club football given huge boost with Champions League launch


The winners of the first AFC Champions League will receive US$500,000, five times more than the first place prize for previous Asian club competitions, it was revealed at the official launch of the exciting new tournament here on Tuesday.

Iran Youngsters Football Team in 3rd Place


PLDC - Iran youngsters football team stands on the third place of the Qualifying and Friendly matches in Baku after defeating Azerbaijan youngsters football team.

Azerbaijan 1 Omid 1


PLDC - Omid, which ready itself for Busan's tournament in Korea, reached to an equal result in it's second qualifying match with Azerbaijan.

Iranian Asian Games side held by Azerbaijan


Iran's Asian Games squad were held to a 2-2 draw by the national team of Azerbaijan in a warm-up match in Tabriz on Thursday.

Al-Ahly Jeddah held by Iran’s Esteghlal, still march on to semis


Both Al-Ahly of Jeddah and Syria national team progressed to the semi-finals stage of the Abha Invitational Tournament held in southern Arabia, the hosts being held to a 1-1 draw by Iranian giants Esteghlal while Syria dismissed Aseer outfits 2-0.

The Newest Iranian Phenomenon in Hamburg


PLDC - Considering Mahdavikia's condition for leaving Hamburg, another Iranian phenomenon by the name of Amir Shapourzadeh, member of Hamburg youngster's team, is going to join Hamburg in next seasons.

Mehdi Monajati, signed a formal contract with Ahvaz Esteghlal club


PLDC - Monajati told ISNA reporters: "During the last week I had negotiations with Nasrollah Heybodi, Ahvaz Esteghlal club general director, I signed a contract for starting my job in the club.

Esteghlal 0 Syria 0


PLDC - Esteghlal, Iran representative in Saudi Friendly cup, faced Syria on Wednesday evening as their third match.
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