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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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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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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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Political interference in football is unfavorable, says IRIFF

Hamid Reza A’sefi , the international spokesperson of the Football Federation has stated that his organization does not approve of political decision making in football affairs. A’sefi was speaking to ISNA on the possibilities of Iran withdrawing from the  2016 AFC U-19 Championship . The 39th edition will be held in Bahrain between 13–30 October 2016. Iran has qualified for the …

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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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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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Intensive preparation for Futsal team ahead of the World Cup.

Team Melli Futsal is on the road to an a=intensive preparation program ahead of the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2016 in Colombia.    After the completion of the fourth round of league matches, the squad of 14 players will be named for Team Melli Futsal on Tuesday 16th August. Next day , the squad will fly to Bangkok to take part in Thailand’s 4 …

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FIFA Ranking: Iran maintains its top Asia Ranking

Team Melli maintained the same ranking both in the World and in Asia in the latest FIFA Ranking for July 2016. Iran Climbed remained 39th in the world , while staying as Number 1 in Asia. in the monthly published ranking , Iran which had no matches last month accumulated a total of  674 down from the previous month of 688.  However …

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Iran drawn against Korea Rep. again.

Iran was drawn with Korea Rep. , Uzbekistan , Qatar , China and Syria in Group A of the FIFA World Cup 2018 Final qualification rounds. The draw was conducted by AFC General Secretary Dato Windsor John, with a helping hand from former Korea Republic star Park Ji-sung. Numerous personalities were in attendance, headed by the coaches of the teams …

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