Persepolis Celebrate Zob Ahan’s Victory

PLDC - Zob Ahan, the other Isfahani side who represent Iran in this year’s AFC Champions League, beat Pakhtakor 1-0 in Foulad Shahr Stadium, today in Isfahan.

Ex-German under-21 footballer to play for Iranian national team

IRNA - A former member of the under-21 German national team and starting midfielder of second division squad VfB Luebeck is to play in future for Iran`s national team, the daily Berliner Zeitung reported Wednesday.

Sepahan look to make winning start

AFC - Sepahan, who won the Iranian Pro League in 2002/3, make their AFC Champions League debut today (Tuesday) when they meet Neftchi Fergana, of Uzbekistan in the opening game of Group D.

Kim Impressed With Iranian Olympic Squad

Hankooki - South Korean Olympic football head coach Kim Ho-kon said on Monday that after getting a close look at Iran he believes the team will prove to be tougher opponents than highly-touted China.

Iran U-23 to meet Pakistan's U-23 national team

PLDC - Iranian Olympic team will play a friendly against the Pakistani Olympic team in order to prepare for the upcoming Olympic qualifying.

Thai Olympic warm-up match ends in draw

Nationmultimedia - The Thai squad was not able to give local fans a victory and settled for a 1-1 draw in a warm-up match against the Paas Tehran team from Iran at Rajamangala Stadium yesterday.

Esteghlal loses to ZobAhan in a friendly

PLDC - The friendly match up between Esteghlal and ZobAhan ended in a 2-0 victory for the Isfehani side.

Japan held by Iran in Olympic warm-up

AFC - Japan's Olympic team kicked off their final preparations for the qualifying phase for Athens 2004 with a 1-1 draw against Iran's Summer Games hopefuls at Saitama Stadium on Sunday night.

Former Croatia coach fined for threatening to kill journalist

Servihoo - Croatia's former national coach Miroslav Blazevic, who led the Balkan country to third place at the World Cup in 1998, was found guilty and fined by a local court for threatening to kill a journalist.

Ansarifard elected Iran`s Coach of the Year

IRNA - Iran`s futsal manager Mohammad-Hassan Ansarifard was elected as Coach of the Year 2003 here Friday.

Mayelikohan pledges to attack

AFC - Iran's Olympic team coach Mohamed Mayelikohan has admitted he knows nothing about his team's Japanese opponents ahead of Sunday night's friendly clash at Saitama Stadium.

Perspolis was fined by IFF

PLDC - The disciplinary committee of IFF has fined Perspolis. It is reported that this decision was based on Perspolis team's 3 minutes delay in entering the field in the game against Esteghlal on Feb 2nd.

ZobAhan officials: "We are still waiting for Esteghlal in order to get Satar Hamedani"

PLDC - ZobAhan club officials have set the stage for Hamedani to join ZobAhan if Esteghlal approves the deal.