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Team Melli goes down to Iraq

In an early morning match (11:00 AM) and behind closed doors of the great Azadi Stadium, Team Melli lost it nearly 4 years home unbeaten record when it went down to  Iraq 1-0 . The only goal of the match was scored in the 72′  through a penalty kick by the Iraqi Saad Abdulameer. NO spectators or news media were allowed …

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Team Melli training starts without any Iranians !

The beginning of Team Melli Training was marred by the conspicuous absence of all Iranian personnel. No Iranian coaches or administrators was sighted in the first training session of Team Melli in Azadi Training camp ahead of the series of matches in the next few days. Team Melli will be meeting Iraq in a friendly international on Friday before flying to …

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Team Melli commence training.

Team Melli training will start in earnest after an initial squad was announced earlier today by Carlos Queiroz. Iran is facing Qatar on the 22nd of March and then 5 days later, will play against China in Azadi. Two wins will go a long way in assuring the qualification for the FIFA World Cup 2018 Finals. The squad includes domestic …

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Iran crowned 2017 AFC Beach Soccer Champions

Kuala Terengganu: Islamic Republic of Iran were crowned AFC Beach Soccer Championship Malaysia 2017 champions on Saturday after beating the United Arab Emirates 7-2 in Kuala Terengganu. The UAE’s Haitham Mohamed opened the match with an impressive effort which Iran goalkeeper Seyed Hosseini saved well, but it was to be Iran who would draw first blood, Moslem Mesigar tapping home …

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Adidas to be appointed as the official kit supplier for Team Melli.

Team Melli is finally getting a decent kit. According to ISNA news agency, the Head of Marketing in the football federation Amir Abedini, has announced that an agreement has been reached with the German sporting kits manufacturer Adidas for the supply of the official kits to all Team Melli age groups. The 5 year contract for the supply of the …

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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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