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Futsal: Iran U-20 faces host in a tough semi-finals

Bangkok: An exciting match awaits on Wednesday as Thailand face Islamic Republic of Iran for their AFC U-20 Futsal Championship semi-final encounter in Bangkok Arena. ​ Thailand booked their place after defeating Indonesia 4-2 on Monday. The host nation went into the break with a two goal advantage, before Indonesia found an equaliser in the second-half. However, Miguel Rodrigo’s side …

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Iran rules supreme at the top of FIFA Asian Ranking

Team Melli continued to rule the FIFA Asian Ranking for the month of May 2017. Korea Rep, Japan and Australia follow Iran in the ranking   WORLD RANK Rank Team Points 26 Northern Ireland 823 26 Republic of Ireland 823 28 Iran 820 29 Bosnia and Herzegovina 815 30 Senegal 805    Asian Rank World Rank Team Previous Points  1 28 …

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Watford, Bournemouth and Burnley lead chase for £9m-rated Iran winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh

Premier League clubs are chasing Iranian winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh Dutch side AZ Alkmaar will consider selling this summer for around £9million Jahanbakhsh has continued to attract Premier League scouts this season  By Simon Jones for MailOnline PUBLISHED: 20:19 BST, 29 April 2017  Watford, Bournemouth and Burnley are among the clubs closely following Iran international winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh. The 23-year-old has …

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Qatar vs. Iran : Preview

The last time the two teams met in Azadi , it took Team Melli two late goals to defeat Qatar which excelled in defending their goal before a calamitous goal keeping error allowed Gucci to score the first then Jahanbaksh to seal the win in injury time. Carlos Queiroz’s side are the only unbeaten team in Group A but, after …

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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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Syria ; Team Melli’s tough opponent.

Team Melli will meet Syria on Tuesday in the hope of extending its lead in the group ahead of Korea and Uzbekistan who will be meeting an hours earlier in Seoul World Cup Stadium. The FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers will reach the halfway line at the end of this round. War-torn Syria has elected Malaysia as the home base,  which …

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Liverpool lining up move for Rostov & Team Melli Forward Sardar Azmoun

Liverpool are considering a January move for the FC Rostov forward Sardar Azmoun in response to Jürgen Klopp’s concerns over the loss of Danny Ings and Sadio Mané in the new year. Azmoun has been linked with several Premier League clubs, Everton and Stoke City among them, having impressed for the Russian club since a controversial move from Rubin Kazan. …

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The dirty beautiful game of football.

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IRAN v QATAR – Match preview

  AZADI STADIUM , TEHRAN 01st September 2016 Matchday 1   Iran and Qatar first met in December 1988 in Doha during the AFC Asian Cup 1988. That match resulted in 2 -0 win for Team Melli with Karim Bavi and Farshad Peyous scored Iran goals in Al Ahli Stadium. First win for Qatar came after the fifth attempt when …

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Iran beach soccer wins the Continental Beach Soccer Title

Iran beach soccer won the Continental Beach Soccer Tournament by beating Oman 6-3 in the final. Iran’s goals were scored by Amir Hossein Akbari (4 goals), Seyed Ali Nazim , and Peyman Hosseini. This was the first title for the team under coach Mohammad Hossein Mir Shamsi. Peyman Hosseini  was as the tournament’s best goalkeeper while Amir Hossein Akbari grabbed the top scorer …

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