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Iran vs KSA 5-6 It is not a penalty kick result !

Isa Town: Saudi Arabia emerged victorious from a remarkable 11-goal thriller against Islamic Republic of Iran at Khalifa Sports City Stadium on Thursday evening with their 6-5 win booking a place in the final of the AFC U-19 Championship Bahrain 2016. Abdulrahman Al Yami scored a hat-trick and captain Sami Al Naji scored twice while Ayman Al Khulaif was also on the scoresheet …

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Iran to face the Saudi in the AFC U19 semi-finals

Manama: Coach Amir Peiravani will call on his players to put their celebrations on hold for another two games as Islamic Republic of Iran set their sights on booking their first appearance in the final of the AFC U-19 Championship Bahrain 2016 for 39 years when they take on Saudi Arabia at Khalifa Sports City Stadium on Thursday. Iran joined …

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Iran U-19 qualifies for the FIFA U-20 World Cup

Isa Town: Reza Jafari’s brace booked Islamic Republic of Iran a place in the semi-finals of the AFC U-19 Championship Bahrain 2016 on Monday evening as Amir Peiravani’s side handed Uzbekistan a 2-0 defeat to also qualify for the finals of next year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea Republic. A goal in each half from Jafari sets up a …

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AFC U-19 CHAMPIONSHIP QF: UZBEKISTAN vs. IRAN PREVIEW

  / Oct 23 2016 / Manama: Coach Amir Peiravani and his players will be focusing only on the threat posed by Uzbekistan when the teams meet in the quarter-finals on Monday evening at the AFC U-19 Championship Bahrain 2016 as Islamic Republic of Iran seek to return to the finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup for the first time in 16 years. Victory …

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Marcello Lippi appointed as head coach of the China

the-afc.com Beijing: FIFA World Cup winner Marcello Lippi has been appointed head coach of the China national team, the Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced on its website. Lippi replaced Gao Hongbo, who resigned earlier this month after China’s slim hopes of qualifying for 2018 FIFA World Cup was dealt a further blow as the East Asians lost 2-0 to Uzbekistan. China …

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Dr. Mohammad Dadkan, is a leading candidate for Minister of Sports.

Following the resignation of Goudarzi , the Minister of Youth and Sports in President Hassan Rouhani’s cabinet , the former Head of FFIRI  Mohammad Dadkan’s name is being put forward as a replacement. President Rouhani has reshuffled his cabinet by replacing 3 controversial ministers including Mahmoud Goudarzi. The Youth and Sports Minister has failed to improve the level of government support …

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Iran U-19 qualifies to the AFC Championship quarter finals.

Manama: Abolfazl Razzaghpour’s first-half free kick earned Islamic Republic of Iran a 1-0 win over Yemen on Thursday evening as Amir Peiravnai’s side booked their place in the knockout phase of the AFC U-19 Championship Bahrain 2016. Iran secured their first win of the competition after draws with Qatar and Japan to join the Japanese in the quarter-finals with a second place …

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A whopping 10 places rise for Team Melli in FIFA Ranking

FIFA ranking for the month of October published today by the World Governing body saw Iran jump 10 places to # 27 in the World while tightening its grip on the top of the Asian Table with 837 points This is one of the highest position Iran has reached in the FIFA Ranking in the last 10 years. The two wins …

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Thailand Friendly game in doubt.

Team Melli’s friendly international match against Thailand in Bangkok looks in doubt following the death of king of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej. The revered monarchy who died at the age of 88 in Bangkok after a long illness was a much sacred figure and a period of one year mourning has been declared by the government in which no celebrations will be carried out. …

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10 man Iran U19 draws first match against Qatar.

Riffa: A goal at either end for Abolfazl Razzaghpour gave Islamic Republic of Iran a 1-1 draw against defending champions Qatar in their AFC U-19 Championship Bahrain 2016 Group C encounter on Friday. Iran defender Razzaghpour was left to rue his misfortune at the Bahrain National Stadium as he deflected an Abdullah Abdulsalam header into his own goal in the …

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