Esteqlal will meet Neftchi on Nov 26


IRNA - Representative of Iran, Esteqlal, has been scheduled to play the second-leg Asian clubs match against Neftchi of Uzbekistan on November 26.

Hasheminasab desires to be fixed again


PLDC - Mehdi Hasheminasab, Esteghlal striker, became the hero of the day when he scored for his team in the 50th minute and defeated the opponents with the score of 1-0, in the Esteghlal of Tehran and Naftchi of Uzbekistan match in the Asian Super Clubs Cup tournament (13/11/2002).

Koch, “We are aiming for Asian championship”


PLDC - After the 1-0 victory of Esteghlal against Naftchi of Uzbekistan in the away leg of the Asian Clubs Super Cup the head coach of Esteghlal, Ronald Koch, commented, “We are aiming for the Asian championship title.

Pakhtakor beat Al Ahli


Gulf News - Pakhtakor of Uzbekistan defeated Al Ahli of UAE (3-2) in the first leg of the Asian Football Champions league pre-quarterfinals in Tashkent yesterday.

Seraj, “Higher expectations of Foolad”


PLDC - Behnam Seraj is a dependable player for Foolad Khouzestan who is not involved in side issues and is very supportive of his club.

Maeilikohan not going to Ahwaz yet


PLDC - Mohammad Maeilikohan (ex-head coach of Saipa) is apparently the first choice for Esteghlal Ahwaz who has not had a coach since the start of the season.

Talebi, “I hope we can win next match”


PLDC - According to Ebrahim Talebi, Esteghlal Tehran assistant coach, the club players performed as expected in the match against Naftchi of Uzbekistan which ended with the 1-0 victory of Esteghlal.

Iranian star looking to move away from Perugia


AFC - While insisting that he had thoroughly enjoyed his time at Italian club Perugia, Iranian defender Rahman Rezaei has expressed his wish to play for a bigger club after impressing in the current season.

Foulad, Dayhim tie in League Cup


IRNA - Foulad Mobarakeh of Isfahan and Dayhim of Ahvaz Municipality fought Tuesday to a goalless draw in the League Cup.

Momenzadeh for Al Shaab


PLDC - Al Shaab of the UAE has been trying to attract Ahmad Momenzadeh of Esteghlal to itself for sometime now. Momenzadeh spoke to the press in this regard, "This is true but no club negotiations have as yet taken place.

Hejazi wants Esteghlal


PLDC - Naser Hejazi, unsuccessful head coach of Estehglal Rasht, is now using the opportunity which has presented itself to criticize Ronald Koch, head coach of Esteghlal Tehran, for not achieving good results so far.

Fatollahzadeh, "Only Koch decideds"


PLDC - The chairman of Esteghlal Tehran club, Ali Fathollahzadeh is fully supportive of Ronald Koch, club head coach, and the technical staff of the club. He will not make any changes to the staff without the confirmation of the head coach. In a short interview with the press he commented, "At present there will be no changes to the technical staff of the club."

Hajilou down with heart attack


PLDC - Ex-Esteghlal Tehran player and coach, Ali Asghar Hajilou had a heart attack yesterday and was taken to the CCU ward in a Tehran hospital.
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