Iran’s Daei to star in Kuwaiti farewell gala match

MiddleeastFootball - Kuwait City, March 5: Kuwait veteran former international sweeper Mohamed Bnayyan is to stage a farewell game with Iran superstar Ali Daei parading in the event.

FIFA Shoots Down Ailton's Plan to Switch Nationalities, Play for Qatar

VOA - Brazilian forward Ailton's plans to switch nationalities and play for Qatar may be shot down by football's (soccer's) world governing body, FIFA.

Iran teach us a lesson

Emedia - SHORTLY after Iran had made kebab of the Malaysian team in the pre-Olympic clash last night, Allan Harris gave his players a roasting.

Ailton set to play for Qatar

Soccerway - Werder Bremen striker Ailton, the Bundesliga's leading goal scorer this season, is set to play for the national team of Qatar.

Bochum lets Oliseh go

Sports Network - Bundesliga outfit Bochum on Monday announced they had released Nigerian Sunday Oliseh following a run-in with Vahid Hashemian after Sunday's scoreless draw with Hansa Rostock.

Mazuki in doubt

Emedia - When you play a side regarded as one of the favourites to reach Athens 2004, you need all your best men at your disposal. Malaysian coach, Allan Harris, however, does not enjoy the luxury, two days ahead of the opening pre-Olympic tie against Iran.

Iran have Olympics on their mind

Emedia - IRAN coach Mohamed Mayelikohan is an advocate of attacking football and that, in a nutshell, spells trouble for Malaysia in their opening pre-Olympic Group A match against the Asian Games champions at the MPPJ Stadium tomorrow.

Sunday Oliseh suspended for hitting teammate

FoxSportsWorld - Bochum's key midfielder Sunday Oliseh has been suspended for breaking the nose of teammate Vahid Hashemian in a locker-room confrontation.

Mahdavikia stars in Hamburg win

AFC - AFC Player of the Year Mehdi Mahdavikia was in inspired form as he scored a goal in Hamburg's 3-1 win over Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday, lifting his side to eighth in the Bundesliga and into position to challenge for a spot in the UEFA Cup.

Perspolis will file a complaint against Azizi

PLDC - It is reported that Perspolis club management will file a complaint against Khodadad Azizi. After the Perspolis-Pas match ended, apparently Azizi has been involved in an argument with Perspolis's Head Coach, Vingo Begovich.

Khormali released by Abo Moslem?

PFDC - MASHAD, Ahmad Khormali, the goalkeeper for IPL team Abo Moslem has been released by the club per Firooz Karimi's decision.

Impressive Majidi wins all-Iranian battle

MiddleeastFootbal - Iran international striker Farhad Majidi eclipsed his compatriot Ali Karimi in Friday night’s Dubai derby, as he steered Al-Wasl to a thoroughly-deserved 4-0 crashing win over Group 2 leaders Al-Ahly here in the United Arab Emirates.


Sportinglife - Borussia Dortmund defender Dede has revealed he has been approached by Qatar to help carry them to the 2006 World Cup.