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Iran Beach Soccer qualifies for the World Cup and Asian Final.

Kuala Terengganu: the-afc.com Islamic Republic of Iran booked a date against the United Arab Emirates in the AFC Beach Soccer Championship Malaysia 2017 final and also a place at the 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Bahamas after beating Japan 8-6 in Kuala Terengganu on Friday. The Japanese will now play Lebanon in the tournament’s third-place Play-off for Asia’s final …

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Iran Beach soccer storms into the semi-finals

Kuala Terengganu: Iran’s 5-2 win over Bahrain and Japan finishing as the best second-placed side in the AFC Beach Soccer Championship Malaysia 2017 Group Stage completed the lineup for the semi-finals which will take place in Kuala Terengganu on Friday. Iran’s fourth straight victory against the Bahrainis in Group A on Wednesday booked their semi-final match against Japan, who earlier …

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Sardar Azmoun vs. Manchester United under Queiroz watchful eyes.

The prolific young Team Melli striker, Sardar Azmoun has scored two goals on Friday for his club FC Rostov  in a 6-0 routing of the struggling Tom’ Tomsk in the Russian Premier league to lay a strong claim for a starting line up against Manchester United in the UEFA Europa cup next week. On Thursday 9th March, FC Rostov will be hosting …

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AFC BEACH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP 2017: GROUP A PREVIEW

Kuala Terengganu- Malaysia Malaysia head coach Ismail Zakaria is optimistic his side can more than hold their own when the 2017 AFC Beach Soccer Championship begins in Kuala Terengganu on Saturday. With the competition also serving as the qualifiers for April’s 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer Championship in the Bahamas, the stakes are indeed high on the east coast of Malaysia. …

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Queiroz or Renard, who is getting the Bafana job?

2017-03-01   Carlos Queiroz. (AFP)   Cape Town – The South African Football Association (SAFA) has reportedly trimmed the Bafana Bafana head coach candidate list down to two names. According to the SowetanLIVE website, Herve Renard and Carlos Queiroz are said to be the only choices for the Bafana Bafana hot seat. Renard is currently the head coach of Morocco, …

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Total Saudi domination of the AFC

The AFC Champions League has started with a shameless bias towards the Saudi teams. Iranian teams have to play their home games abroad as a result of politics. Because Saudi Arabia has broken its diplomatic ties with Iran , its government forcefully told its football federation to not to send any Saudi team to Iran. Based on that government order, The Saudi FA claimed …

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Team Melli to host Iraq.

Radhi Shnisheil , the head coach of Iraqi national team , announced that his team will be playing a friendly international against Iran prior to the coming round of FIFA World Cup 2018 Asian Zone qualifiers. The match has been on and off for some time now. Team Melli will be playing Qatar 5 days after the Iraq match. As usual, …

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Queiroz? Where is fair play?

The South Africans think that Carlos Queiroz  is free agent and unattached to any team , therefore he leads a pack of candidates to coach the Bafa Bafana! It is a safe bet to mention that Queiroz must have made himself available for the vacant job for the South African National team ignoring his contract and commitment with FFIRI!! What …

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List of Iranian footballers abroad

Most Fans know a handful of Iranian players plying abroad. However, there are more Iranian national in all part of the world football leagues that are known to the average fan. Here is a full list. England Pouria Ahmadi National Lea… Stalybridge Celtic Ryan Sirous Tafazolli League One Peterbrough Germany Ashkan Dejagah Bundesliga Wolfsburg Daneel Davari 2. Bundesliga Arminia Bielefeld …

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Glorious days for Iranian strikers in Europe.

Team Melli strikers in Europe, are rewriting the history and reaching feats that their predecessors did not manage or was unthinkable.  Reza Ghoochannejad, Sardar Azmoun , Alireza Jahanbakhsh and Karim Ansarifard the four players who happened to be all playing up front in their teams have done Iran’s football pride by consistently scoring goals in the most competitive of leagues. …

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