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Queiroz secret plans leaves Stielike guessing!

Uli Stielike must be scratching his head wondering which team will his counterpart Carlos Queiroz will arrange in Azadi comes Tuesday. The Portuguese coach played 3 different line ups against Qatar, China and Uzbekistan leaving the German coach wondering which game plan he shall deploy. Queiroz last line up against Uzbekistan must have alarmed quite a few and was bordering …

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A touch of class by Team Melli futsal squad

The great Falcao finally hang his boots and played his last international match in the FIFA World Cup 2016 Colombia. It was a sweet bitter end to one of the greatest players that Brazilian futsal has ever produced. The 39 years old forward was counting on yet another world title but it was not to be against a stubborn , …

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The greatest perfomance of the century: Iran futsal knocks Brazil out.

Iran stunned the futsal world as they knocked reigning FIFA Futsal World Cup holders Brazil out of Colombia 2016, winning 3-2 on penalties after a 3-3 draw. As the game got going it felt like this was going to be a no contest, simply waiting for Brazil’s cogs to all begin moving as one, as the world champions pinned Iran …

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Futsal teams departs to Bogota with great expectations.

Asian Futsal Champion, Iran departed to Bogota to participate in the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 with great expectation. Iran goes into the FIFA Futsal World Cup with significant momentum, claiming the 2016 AFC Futsal Championship where they racked up an incredible 48 goals.  This is the sixth appearance for Futsal Team Melli in the World Cup which is now …

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Alireza Faghani to referee the Olympics Final

Alireza Faghani Iran’s and Asia’s top referee has been handed over the task of refereeing the Gold Medal final match in Rio’s Olympics 2016.  Faghani , who has already refereed the Asian Cup 2015 was also selected as part of the refereeing team in the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil. The referring team for the final match between host …

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IRAN to meet Brazil in the 2015 Futsal Grand Prix

Iran Futsal team continued its brilliant performance in Brazil with a hard win to maintain its perfect record in the the tournament. In the semifinal of Grand Prix du Futsal 2015 , Iran defeated Paraguay 2-0, from goals by Mahdi Javid and Ali Asghar Hassanzadeh, to book a berth in the final.  This will be the third final of Grand …

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Team Melli Beach Soccer to meet Tahiti in the quarter finals.

Iran’s Beach Soccer team reached the quarter finals of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015™ after finishing runner up in Group C following Brazil defeat of Spain 2-1 The last match in the group stages saw the 4 times title holder Brazil narrowly beat last championships runner up Spain to create one of the first major upset of this …

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Iran Beach soccer eyes a 1/4 finals berth after defeating Mexico.

Iran held off a spirited Mexican fightback to win their Group C clash 3-2 and close on a place in the knockout stages, eliminating Mexico in the process. Iran stormed into a three-goal lead, with Mohammad Ahmadzadeh and Faroogh Dara’s second period efforts building on Amir Akbari’s first period opener. The Mexicans responded with two second period goals of their …

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Team Melli beach soccer team lose against Brazil.

Team Melli lost bravely to Brazil in another close and thrilling encounter in Portugal Brazil’s win, their second of the tournament at Portugal 2015, did not come easily to the four-time champions after Iran had a 3-1 lead in the first period. Both sides had won their opening matches in Espinho—Brazil defeated Mexico 5-1 and Iran overcame Spain 6-5. The …

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Marco Octavio “This win is historic and monumental”

Team Melli Beach Soccer head coach believes that the first step taken by his team was quite strong and firm while the result against the losing finalist of the last edition of the World Cup , Spain was historical and monumental. In a short statement to the press after his team’s thrilling victory against Spain in the group stages of …

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