20 players invited to national futsal camp

Tehran -Iran's National Futsal Coach Mohammad-Hassan Ansarifard called up 20 players to participate in the training sessions.

The Referee Changed the Games Course.

IPNA- Majid Jalali: The referee changed the games course. With carelessness and conservatism, he tried to satisfied enthusiasms.

Petition made in response to Bob Costas's comments

As reported by Varzeshkar on February 14th, NBC's Bob Costas made some unnecessary comments about Iran while the athletes were introduced during the opening ceremony of winter Olympics. Please sign this petition to show your support for our athletes. This petition will be send to NBC.

Pirouzi Held by SAIPA

TEHRAN- The semifinalist of Asian Football Championships, Esteqlal of Tehran, narrowly defeated Abu Moslem of Khorasan here Thursday but another popular team of the capital, Pirouzi, was held by SAIPA to a 1-1 draw.

Bagheri Officially Retires from National Team

PFDC -The 28 year old Iranian star player, Karim Bagheri has officially requested to retire from the Iranian national team in a letter that was sent to the Iranian Football Federation's president, Mr. Mohsen Farahani.

Putting the facts into place

Sportalasia- Mahdi Hasheminassab always seems to make the headlines, for all the right and unfortunately, wrong reasons. However, the assertive defender assures that it was never in him to delude the fans. "I have obligations to the team that I play for and I do not plan to play with peoples' feelings," said the player who turned more than just eyebrows when he moved from Pirouzi to Esteghlal, the two biggest clubs in Iran.

Esteqlal beats Abu Moslem

Tehran, Feb 15, IRNA -The semifinalist of Asian Football Championships, Esteqlal of Tehran, narrowly defeated Abu Moslem of Khorasan here Thursday.

I`m Not Against Professionalism

IPNA- Nasser Hejazi: Although we are thinking our football becomes professional but we are still far away from professional football.

FIFA awarded Iran the best Asian soccer team in January 2002

Tehran, Feb 13 - Iran's national soccer team was awarded the best Asian side for January 2002. Iran ranked 23 with 639 points followed by world cup qualifier Saudi Arabia with 34 points and Japan with 38 points, the International Football Federation (FIFA) online news reported.

Al Wahda sack coach Bonfrere

Gulf News- Dutchman, Jo Bonfrere, the head coach of Al Wahda was sacked after leading the club to the last place in the quarterfinals of the Asian Clubs Championship for the West Zone. Al Wahda had hosted the matches from February 6.

Estighlal, Karsi grab semifinal berths

Gulf News- Estighlal of Iran and Nasaf Karsi of Uzbekistan reached the semifinals of the Asian Clubs championship representing the West Zone as Jo Bonfrere, the Al Wahda's coach, led the UAE football to another disastrous results.

9 man Perguia hold AC Milan

Sports.com - AC Milan were held to a disappointing 1-1 draw at the San Siro by mid-table Perugia in a further blow to the Rossoneri's hopes of closing in on the Serie A leaders.

Must win situation for Al Wahda

Gulf News- The quarterfinals of the Asian Clubs Championship for the West Zone come to a close tonight as Estighlal face Kuwait and Al Wahda play against Nasaf Karsi with the door wide open for all four teams for the two seats that promote to the semifinals of the competition.