IRNA - The technical committee of Iran's soccer team Sunday summoned Edmond Bezik, striker of Iran Pro League leader Sepahan, to the national camp. Bezik was told he should join other players at the venue of the team's camp at Azadi Sports Complex, 10 km west of Tehran, at 11 a.m. on Sunday, January 12.
IRNA - Director general of the Physical Education Organization's Security Department said all 27 who announced their candidacy for the presidency of Iran's Football Federation (IFF) are qualified. Talking to IRNA on Saturday, Behzad Katiraei added following the announcement of related officials, all the nominees were cleared and their qualification was officially reported to the Physical Education Organization.
Gulf News - Al Shabab scored their first win in the football league by defeating Dubai club 2-1 in the last match of round one at Maktoum bin Rashid stadium yesterday. The win was a good start for the club's new board of directors appointed yesterday chaired by the club founder Dr. Ahmed Saif Balhasa who attended the match with other board members.