Esteqlal, Stuttgart to Play Fundraising Game for Bam Quake Victims Jan. 24


Mehr News – Esteqlal of Tehran left here for Germany in the wee hours of Friday to play a charitable friendly against Stuttgart Saturday, raising fund for the quake-stricken people of Bam, southeastern Iran.

Yerevan to Teheran


UEFA - This month, two professors from Yerevan's Pedagogic University are undertaking a walk from Yerevan to the Iranian capital Tehran to highlight the football anti-racism drive.

Iran eye sixth futsal crown


AFC - IRAN will be eyeing a sixth consecutive Asian futsal crown when the World Futsal Championship Asian Qualifiers - Macau 2004 are held in the Special Administrative Region in April.

Iran Grouped With Uzbekistan, Indonesia, Cambodia, HK at Asian Futsal Meet


Mehr News - Iran was drawn with Uzbekistan, Indonesia, Cambodia, and Hong Kong in Group A of the 6th Asian Futsal Championships in Macau Friday.

No hast in signing new contract


Berlin - Iranian striker Vahid Hashemian has ruled out early contract extension talks with VFL Bochum, the Kicker sports magazine quoted him as saying Monday.

Iran Pro League 20th-Week Program Rescheduled


Mehr News - The 20th-week matches of the third Iran Pro League were rescheduled, said the Football Federation here Saturday.

New League Format for Iranians in UAE


MEF - ABU DHABI, The new-look UAE league season is due to kick-start next Saturday, with the climax set on April 15, this being announced at the end of the official draw that took place on Saturday here in capital Abu Dhabi.

Peirovani: "I didn't score using my Arms"


PLDC - Even though Sepahan team management believe that Afshin Peyravani scored using his hands in the Perspolis's game against Sepahan, Perspolis's Capitan rejects the accusation!!

China 2004 will be the best: Ivankovic


AFC - Iran's Croatian coach Branko Ivankovic believes Iran can make a real impression at the Asian Cup, China 2004 finals this summer.

Asia’s best set for China 2004


FIFA - After months of preliminaries and qualifying stages, 2002 FIFA World Cup™ semi-finalists Korea Republic and thirteen other Asian qualifiers are just about ready to join hosts China and defending champions Japan for the 2004 Asian Cup finals. The Final Draw for the continent’s flagship competition is scheduled for 15 January in the Southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing.

Mojahed Khaziravi not fit to play for another six months


PLDC - Mojahed Khaziravi was reported to continue training on his own and will be off the fields for another six months. After IFF lifted his ban from professional football, Esteghlal club must now make a decision regarding him and his return to the club.

Dorudgar in Macau for Asian Futsal Draw Ceremony


Mehr News – Sadeq Dorudgar, deputy chairman of the Asian Futsal Committee, left here for Macau Friday to attend the draw ceremony for the 6th Asian meet.

Japan handed Iran test


AFC - DEFENDING Asian Cup champions Japan were handed a tough assignment for this year's tournament in China after being drawn in the same group with three-time winners Iran.
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