Iran’s Hazfi Cup, day for Premier clubs [VIDEO]

Nassaji v Naft

MNA - All the four Hazfi Cup matches on Thursday ended with the Premier League competitors’ victories.

On Thursday, four other events of the round of 32 of Iran’s 30th season (2016–17) of the football knockout competitions (Hazfi Cup) were held and in all four matches the Premier League clubs were winners.

The round of 32 is the third round of the competition since the start of the 2016–17 season on September 12, 2016, when the tournament kicked off with 94 football clubs across the whole country and now the remaining 32 are almost done with the third round except the 4 clubs who have to line up against each other on Friday.

On Thursday, Naft of Tehran edge passed a Mazandarani club in north of Iran 1-0. Ali Daie’s side advanced to the final of the cup in the last edition of the tourney and are very hopeful to claim the title in this season. They have to line up, in the next round, against another northerner club, Shahrdari of Fouman (the Municipality of Fouman) who edge passed Shahrdari of Tabriz (the Municipality of Tabriz) at this round.  

Samad Marfavi who is managing Ali Daie’s club of last season, Saba of Qom, was also triumphant on Thursday when his side thrashed Bijari visitors 4-0.  

Foulad of Khuzestan edge passed Foulad of Yazd 2-1 in Yazd and Zowb Ahan of Isfahan had a listless victory of 1-0 over Oxin of Alborz.

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