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Easy win for Iran Futsal team against Jordan.

Tashkent: Futsal Team Melli started the campaign to regain its lost Asian title with an easy 6-0 win against Jordan in Tashkent this evening. AliAsghar HassanZadeh (2) , Mahdi Javid (2) , Hossein Tayyebi , and Ghodrat Bahdori scored Iran’s goals against Jordan in the match that was played in the University Arena in the Uzbek Capital city. The first half …

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Queiroz is targeted by Mayeli-Kohan’s wrath.

A recent interview with Mohammad Mayeli-Kohan , until recently , the Technical Director of Omid Team (Iran’s U23) created a lot of discussion and controversy in football circles. Mayeli-Kohan is one of those divisive characters that is either loved or hated.  He is known for being hostile to anything that he does not agree with. There is no restraint or …

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Iran Futsal at AFC Asian Championship 2016 – Uzbekistan

  Team Melli Futsal squad 2016   Matches and Schedule.   Group B   Teams P W D L GF GA GD PTS I.R. IRAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 IRAQ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 CHINA P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 JORDAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 …

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Iran Futsal looking for lost glory.

Tashkent: Coach Mohammad Nazemosharie is adamant Iran have their sights set on winning an 11th AFC Futsal Championship in Uzbekistan this month ahead of their Group B opener against Jordan on Wednesday. Iran are comfortably the most successful side in the history of the AFC Futsal Championship having won 10 of the first 11 editions, although they were forced to settle for …

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Pouraliganji joins Al Sadd to play alongside Xavi.

Morteza Pouraliganji has joined Al Sadd club following his transfer from the Chinese league side Tianjin Teda . The 23 years old Team Melli defender has agreed a two years term with the Qatari club and will be playing beside one of the world most celebrated players in Xavi Hernandez, ex-Barcelona and Spanish national team who currently Captains Al Sadd. …

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Homayoun Behzadi , a true Iranian Iegend passes away

One of Iran’s legendary footballers passed away in Tehran early Friday morning. Homayoun Behzadi 74 years, ex Shahin, Perespolis and Team Melli striker, the footballer who was dubbed “Sar Talei” meaning golden head for his famous headers passed away after a long struggle with various illnesses. Behazadi and Hamid Shirzadegan were the formidable duo during their playing time in Shahin and …

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All hopes dashed, Iran out of Olympics football.

Doha: Extra-time goals from Yuta Toyokawa and Shoya Nakajima kept Japan’s hopes of a sixth consecutive appearance the Olympic Games alive with a 3-0 win over Iran that moved Makoto Teguramori’s side into the semi-finals of the AFC U23 Championship on Friday. Toyokawa put Japan in front five minutes into the first additional period before Nakajima struck twice in two minutes to …

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Ex-Team Melli player , Reza Ahadi passes away.

Reza Ahadi the Ex-Team Melli and Esteghlal Tehran midfield player , passed away in a Tehran hospital after struggling with illness. The 53 year Ahadi has been receiving treatment for kidney failure but succumbed shortly after admission, The Esteghlal midfielder made his  International Debut for Team Melli against  South Korea on  23-November-1982 . He played 16 matches for Team Melli in the period of 9 years scoring …

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Omid team qualifies for the quarterfinals on AFC U23 championship.

Iran’s Omid Team defeated China  3-2 to qualify for the quarter-final of the AFC U-23 championship . Iran scored through Arsalan Motahari (38′), Ehsan Pahlavan ((41′) and Mehdi Torabi (48)  to assure a second place position in the group and set a meeting with Group B leader Japan. Like the other two group A matches against Syria and Qatar, Khakpour …

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Omid team falter against Qatar

Doha: Qatar moved a step closer to the knockout rounds of the AFC U23 Championship on Friday with an impressive 2-1 win over Iran at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium that sees them take command of Group A. Ahmed Alaa and Abdelkarim Hassan claimed a goal in each half to secure all three points for Felix Sanchez’s side and leave Iran …

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