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Ashkan Dejagah warns against complacency

The-afc.com Tehran: Islamic Republic of Iran captain Ashkan Dejagah has warned his Team Melli colleagues to focus on one game at a time despite holding top spot in Group A of Asia’s qualifying campaign for the 2018 FIFA World Cup after their impressive win over Korea Republic. Sardar Azmoun scored the only goal of the game despite a dominant showing by the …

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Iran U-19 qualifies for the FIFA U-20 World Cup

Isa Town: Reza Jafari’s brace booked Islamic Republic of Iran a place in the semi-finals of the AFC U-19 Championship Bahrain 2016 on Monday evening as Amir Peiravani’s side handed Uzbekistan a 2-0 defeat to also qualify for the finals of next year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea Republic. A goal in each half from Jafari sets up a …

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UZBEKISTAN 0-1 IR IRAN

Tashkent / Oct 06 2016 / Tashkent: A Jalal Hosseini header ended Uzbekistan’s 100% record in third round qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup as Islamic Republic of Iran defeated the Central Asians 1-0 in Tashkent on Thursday. Uzbekistan came into the tie on the back of 1-0 wins over Syria and Qatar, but Hosseini’s goal on 27 minutes …

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A new game plan is needed!

Despite the 4 points in the bag , Team Melli has yet to produce a performance that eases the tension of its fans, nor did it satisfy the critics.   The well-organized Qatar team frustrated Team Melli for long spells and missed a couple of good opportunities to take the lead in the opener match of FIFA WC 2018 Qualifiers Round …

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Sardar Azmoun injury concern.

Team Melli center forward Sardar Azmoun was injured and taken to hospital by an ambulance during Friday’s match between FC Rostov vs. Krylya Sovetov Samara in the Russian Premier League. Sardar was substituted in for Dimitry Poloz in the 64th minutes. Rostov won 2-1 to climb the table to 4th place with 10 points from 6 matches. Early report indicates a suspected injury …

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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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AFC FUTSAL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW

 UZBEKISTAN PREVIEW / Feb 20 2016 / Tashkent: Coach Jose Maria Pazos insists Uzbekistan must “produce the perfect game” in Sunday’s final against Iran at Uzbekistan Stadium to claim a first-ever AFC Futsal Championship title. Uzbekistan secured a nail-biting penalty shootout victory over Thailand in Friday’s semi-final following a thrilling 2-2 draw as Pazos’ side maintained their record of having never failed to …

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Iran Futsal to the final after a bone crushing defeat of Vietnam.

Futsal Team Melli reached the final of the AFC Futsal Championship 2016 with a commanding win against surprise semi-finalist Vietnam. Iran’s 13-1 win was one of the biggest semi final margins in the history of the competition. The first half ended 7-1 for Team Melli. Vietnam paid the price of naivety of their coach. Their quarter-final win against defending champion Japan, led …

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Easy win for Iran Futsal team against Jordan.

Tashkent: Futsal Team Melli started the campaign to regain its lost Asian title with an easy 6-0 win against Jordan in Tashkent this evening. AliAsghar HassanZadeh (2) , Mahdi Javid (2) , Hossein Tayyebi , and Ghodrat Bahdori scored Iran’s goals against Jordan in the match that was played in the University Arena in the Uzbek Capital city. The first half …

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