Alireza Jahanbakhsh misses Iran’s first match against Yemen

Alireza Jahanbakhsh

Tehran Times - Iran national football team classy winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh will not be fit for the match against Yemen in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.

Iranian legends Daei, Mahdavikia attend AFC Asian Cup opening ceremony

Ali Daei and Mehdi Mahdavikia

Tehran Times - Iranian football legendries Ali Daei and Mehdi Mahdavikia attended the opening ceremony of 2019 AFC Asian Cup Saturday night.

Sardar Azmoun reaches agreement with Tractor Sazi

Sardar Azmoun Tractor Sazi

PLDC – Iran international striker Sardar Azmoun has reached an agreement with Iranian football club Tractor Sazi.

Carlos Queiroz among Well-Traveled Coaches in Asian Cup

Carlos Queiroz

Tasnim – Iran national football team head coach Carlos Queiroz is among the five well-traveled coaches in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.

Japanese referee Sato chosen to officiate Iran’s opener

Ryuji Sato

Tehran Times - Japanese international referee Ryuji Sato has been chosen to officiate Iran’s opening match in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.

Team Melli partake at Asian Cup with boosted confidence

omid ebrahimi

Tehran Times - The 2018 World Cup’s performance has boosted Iran national football team confidence, Team Melli defensive midfielder Omid Ebrahimi says.

Mario Budimir close to join Persepolis

Mario Budimir

Tehran Times - Iranian football club Persepolis have reportedly reached an agreement with Croat striker Mario Budimir.

Martin Forkel named Esteghlal assistant

Martin Forkel

Tehran Times - Iranian football club Esteghlal confirmed the signing of German coach Martin Forkel as the club’s assistant coach.

Former AC Milan midfielder Kevin Constant joins Tractor Sazi

Kevin Constant Tractor

PLDC – Tractor Sazi of Iran has completed the signing of former AC Milan midfielder Kevin Constant on Friday.

Farhad Majidi Added to Esteghlal Coaching Staff

Majidi Schafer

Tasnim – Iran’s Esteghlal legendary striker Farhad Majidi was added to the club’s coaching staff on Friday.

Persepolis, Bayern Munich, PSG to hold camp in Aspire Academy

Persepolis Training

Tehran Times - Persepolis football team of Iran will hold a winter training camp at the Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) in Doha, Qatar.

Godwin Mensha deemed surplus to requirements at Persepolis

Godwin Mensha

PLDC – Nigerian striker Godwin Mensha has been deemed surplus to requirements at Persepolis and would be allowed to leave the team in January.

Team Melli players called to be given military service exemption

Team Melli

Foxsportsasia - Ahead of the AFC Asian Cup 2019, Iran’s Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Masoud Soltanifar hopes that players who are due to undergo military services could be exempted as they take part in the competition.