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Ali Asghar Hasanzadeh wins AFC FUTSAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2016:

Team Mell’s Ali Asghar Hasanzadeh won the AFC Player of the year 2016 award beating his compatriots Ahamd Esmaeilpour and Farhad Tavakoli for Asia’s best futsal player title. Meanwhile , Iran’s football federation FFIRI boycotted the AFC Annual Awards ceremony in protest against several issues by AFC including the bias of AFC towards Saudi Arabia , discrimination against Iran and …

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Futsal Team Melli players rule the annual AFC awards

All the nominee of AFC Futsal player of the year are Team Melli members according to the list published by AFC. In yet another unusual move, the Asian football ruling body has published a second list weeks after publishing what was thought to be the annual awards final list. Apparently there was two parts. After a great year for Iran’s Futsal …

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Esmaeilpour wins FIFA Futsal Award

The FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 most definitely saw a changing of the guard. The two giants of the global game, Spain and Brazil, were knocked off their perches and replaced in the final by Russia and Argentina. On an individual level, meanwhile, this edition of the tournament also witnessed stunning performances by renowned names and the emergence of …

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Third place for heroic Iran Futsal Team.

Iran’s remarkable journey at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 ended on a high note, as they claimed third place after a 4-3 penalty shootout win over Portugal following a 2-2 draw in Cali on Saturday. The Iranians came from two goals down to take the third-place match to a dramatic penalty shootout, where six rounds of spot kicks …

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The pride of the nation – Iran futsal team wins 3rd place.

History was made today Futsal Team Melli defeated Portugal on penalty shoot out after the teams were locked at 2-2 at the end of the game. Kazemi and Javid scored Iran goals after being 2-0 behind at the start of the second half. There was no extra time as the match went into directly penalty kicks. The victory gave Iran the …

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Proud Iranian miss the final by a whisker.

Russia booked their place in the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 final after outlasting Iran 4-3 in Tuesday’s semi-final in Medellin. The European side led from the start at the Coliseo Ivan de Bedout to reach their first-ever Futsal World Cup final, though they were made to work hard for it by the Asian champions, who had shown their …

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Drama as Iran clinch win at the death.

Iran clinched a FIFA Futsal World Cup semi-final place for the first time since 1992 as Ahmed Esmailpour struck deep into extra time to see off Paraguay 4-3 in an incredible climax during Bucaramanga’s final game of the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016. With plenty of space to operate in, both sides moved the ball around fluidly in the …

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The gallant Futsal Team Melli qualifies to the semi-Finals.

Another excellent and convincing display by the gallant Persian team ensured the qualification of Team Melli futsal team to the semi-finals of the FIFA World Cup 2016. In the first quarter final match of the tournament , Team Melli beat Paraguay 4-3 in extra time , Ahmad Esmaeilpour  scoring in the dying seconds of the dramatic match in Coliseo Bicentenario in the …

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A touch of class by Team Melli futsal squad

The great Falcao finally hang his boots and played his last international match in the FIFA World Cup 2016 Colombia. It was a sweet bitter end to one of the greatest players that Brazilian futsal has ever produced. The 39 years old forward was counting on yet another world title but it was not to be against a stubborn , …

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The greatest perfomance of the century: Iran futsal knocks Brazil out.

Iran stunned the futsal world as they knocked reigning FIFA Futsal World Cup holders Brazil out of Colombia 2016, winning 3-2 on penalties after a 3-3 draw. As the game got going it felt like this was going to be a no contest, simply waiting for Brazil’s cogs to all begin moving as one, as the world champions pinned Iran …

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