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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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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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Big blow for Omid team.

Iran Olympics football Team U 23, Omid Team received a setback when it was confirmed that 3 of its top players will not be competing in the finals of the AFC U23 championship which is also the qualifiers for the Rio 2016 Men Olympics Games Football competition. Sardar Azmoun, Saeed Ezatollahi and Alireza Jahanbakhsh will not be part of the …

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Haj Rezaei criticizes Queiroz.

Amir Haj Rezaei one of the country’s most respected football analysts criticized the behavior and conducts of Team Melli coach and said that Carlos Queiroz views of Iran’s football is contemptuous and that this is not at all desirable. In an interview with Mehrnews reporter during the annual book fair, Haj Rezaei expressed his anguish for the state of affairs …

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Khakpour announces Omid Team plans.

Mohammad Khakpour, Iran’s U23 (Omid) coach announced his plans for the team from now until January 2016, when Iran will join 15 other finalist in a tough battle to qualify for the Rio De Janeiro Olympics football competition. The final rounds of the qualification for Rio Olympics will be held in Doha, Qatar. In his briefing with the sport journalist, …

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Kaffashian confirms AFC sanction against Khakpour.

Ali Kaffashian who has attended the first New AFC Executive committee meeting in Manama, Bahrain confirmed in an interview that the AFC technical Committee does not recognize Mohammad Khakpour as a qualified trainer/coach for Iran’s U-23 team. Khakpour , with little if any coaching experience at top level football was surprisingly selected to replace Nelo Vingada the coach of Iran’s …

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Khakpour gives Queiroz the cold shoulder!

While most of the league coaches who attended Team Melli training sessions in the last few days met and talked to Carlos Queiroz, the odd one out was Omid team (U23) Mohammad Khakpour who avoided Queiroz with full intent. Khakpour sat in the stands with the fans to watch Team Melli is a training session. When the Federation Press Officer …

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Team Melli and Omid team training camps synced together.

Habib Kashani , the manager of Omid Team (Iran’s U-23) announced that they have arranged the training schedules of Omid team to coincide with Team Melli program for maximum benefits of both teams. Kashani emphasized the fact that with such a program planning , it will be much easier for the clubs to release their players with the least interruption …

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Queiroz “I will allow no one to interfere in my job”

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Omid Team prepare for Kuwait match.

Iran’s Omid team continue the training camp ahead of Thursday’s match against Kuwait Olympic Team ( U23) in Kuwait.  in an interview with Mehr News sport correspondence Mohammad Khakpour , the head coach of Iran’s Omid team (U23)  declared that his team is in a desperate need of full support in order to achieve the aspiration of the football federation and Iranian …

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