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Iran football in shock after demise of Hadi Nourozi.

The Captain of Persepolis and former Team Melli player, Hadi Nourozi has passed away in a Tehran Hospital as a result of a massive heart attack. The 30 years old player , has not been suffering from any known ailment before his sudden death. He was taken to a hospital in the early hours in this morning where he was …

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Team Melli camps in Dubai.

Team Melli landed in Dubai this evening to set up an eight days training camp. Iran will be meeting its stiffest test in the FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers  when they meet Oman in Muscat on 8th of October. Team Melli will train in Dubai in the Iranian Clubs premises until their departure date on Tuesday 6th October. After the match …

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Iran women crowned as AFC Futsal champions.

 Iran were crowned inaugural champions of the AFC Women’s Futsal Championship when they beat Japan 1-0 in a thrilling final on Saturday. Both teams were quick out of the blocks at the Nilai Indoor Stadium and the first chance of note came in the fourth minute as Iran’s Fereshteh Karimi sprinted down the right and tested Japan goalkeeper Ayaka Yamamoto with a …

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Team Melli squad ready for Oman and Japan.

Team Melli squad has been announced for the two matches against Oman in the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers and Japan friendly match in Azadi. Carlos Queiroz maintained his confidence in the previous squad players in an addition to a recall for the previously injured Alireza Jahanbakhsh. 2 players who have been making the news , were also picked up by Queiroz. The …

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New head coach for Futsal team

The football federation has announced the appointment of Mohammad Nazim-Al Sharia’a as the head coach of Futsal Team Melli replacing the Spanish Jesus Candelas. Despite his typical Arabic sounding name, Nazim-Al Sharia’a is very much an Iranian who assisted the former Team Melli Futsal coach. After the Spanish refused to work with the federation due to late payment of wages and …

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Olympics football : AFC U23 CHAMPIONSHIP QATAR 2016 DRAW

Doha: Defending Asian Football Confederation Under-22 champions Iraq found themselves alongside regional challengers Yemen, London Olympics bronze medalists Korea Republic and a highly rated Uzbekistan side in a tough looking Group C when the draw for the 16-team AFC U23 Championship was made at a grand ceremony in Doha. AFC U23 Championship Qatar 2016 Group A: Qatar, Syria, IR Iran, China …

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Team Melli Thrash India 3-0 to Top Group D

Team Melli dispensed of India with ease winning 3-0 away in Bengaluru with goals from Sardar Azmoun , Andranik Teymourian and Mehdi Taremi. The first half of the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying rounds ended 1-0 for Iran. Iran heads Group D of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers table with 7 points ahead of Oman and Guam both on …

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India vs. Iran : Statistical Preview

India restart their 2018 World Cup Qualification match on the 8th of August against the best very best Asian Football as to offer in Iran. India have had a horrible start to their qualification campaign losing both their opening games to Oman and Guam respectively. If India want to keep their hopes alive of qualification to the next round of …

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Indian goalie Paul undaunted by Iran’s might.

Bengaluru: Senior Indian goalkeeper Subrata Paul stressed that India will stay focussed and play with “passion” when they take on Iran in a World Cup qualifier at the Kanteerava Stadium on September 8 (Tuesday). “We will play as a team. Football is all about attacking as a team and it’s also all about defending as a team,” he said while …

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Team Melli lands in Bengaluru.

Team Melli landed in Bengaluru (Bangalore) this morning following a few hours transit in Dubai airport. This flight was one of the most trouble-free trips that Team Melli has enjoyed for a long time. From Queiroz being denied exit from Iran due to non-payment of income tax all the way to the last trip to Uzbekistan then Turkmenistan where the …

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