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20 players invited to Team Melli Futsal

In preparation for the Asian Indoor games , FFIRI has announced the list of 20 players who will join Team Melli Futsal training camp. The 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, which is also counted as the 5th Asian Indoor Games will be held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan in 2017. Ashgabat, first in the former Soviet Central Asian region, won the right to host the Asian Indoor Games.  The Futsal will …

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Touhid Lotfi named AFC Futsal MVP

Bangkok: Islamic Republic of Iran’s Touhid Lotfi has been named the AFC U-20 Futsal Championship’s Most Valuable Player after guiding his side to the title on Friday. Iran’s talismanic captain rounded off a superb individual campaign with another highly creditable display as Iran beat Iraq 2-0 to secure the inaugural tournament’s crown. The livewire playmaker scored six times in seven …

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IRAN SEAL AFC U-20 FUTSAL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE

Bangkok: An ecstatic Islamic Republic of Iran claimed the inaugural AFC U-20 Futsal Championship title on Friday thanks to a narrow 2-0 win over Iraq at the Bangkok Arena. The victory was Iran’s seventh straight success at the tournament, an imperious run of form that leaves the country proud owners of both the U-20 and senior AFC Futsal Championship crowns. …

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Iran U-20 Futsal edge Thailand to reach the final.

Bangkok: Islamic Republic of Iran advanced to the 2017 AFC U-20 Futsal Championship final after a resounding 7-5 victory over Thailand on Wednesday. In a clash between two futsal giants, Thailand’s Panut Kittipanuwong opened the scoring in the first 30 seconds, but Iran’s skipper Touhid Lotfi responded moments later to level the score. Iran looked to extend their lead at …

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Futsal: Iran U-20 faces host in a tough semi-finals

Bangkok: An exciting match awaits on Wednesday as Thailand face Islamic Republic of Iran for their AFC U-20 Futsal Championship semi-final encounter in Bangkok Arena. ​ Thailand booked their place after defeating Indonesia 4-2 on Monday. The host nation went into the break with a two goal advantage, before Indonesia found an equaliser in the second-half. However, Miguel Rodrigo’s side …

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Team Melli U20 Futsal reaches Semi-Final

Bangkok: Ali Arani’s Islamic Republic of Iran team sealed a 6-2 victory over Lebanon at the Hua Mark Indoor Stadium on Monday to secure their semi-final place at the AFC U-20 Futsal Championship 2017. Hussein Albaba gave Lebanon the lead in the fourth minute, prompting an immediate response from Iran through Omid Khani. Further goals from Hamzeh Kadkhoda, captain Touhid …

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AFC U-20 Futsal Championship: Iran on a rampage

Bangkok:  Iran made it four wins out of four at the AFC U-20 Futsal Championship on Saturday, as a 10-0 win over Kyrgyz Republic saw them reinforce their position at the top of Group D. Having already secured their ticket to the quarter-finals on Friday, Iran warmed up for their last eight meeting with Lebanon by going ahead within seven …

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Iran cruise in AFC U-20 Futsal Championship 2017

Bangkok:  Iran confirmed their place in quarter-finals of the AFC U-20 Futsal Championship as a 6-1 win over China saw them cement top spot in Group D with one game to go. The victory was Iran’s third straight three-point haul in Bangkok, a fine run of form that has now set up a last eight showdown with either Uzbekistan or …

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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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