Enayati, “Abumoslem could have scored five”

PLDC - In the 8th week of the Iranian Professional League Abu Moslem played against Foolad Khouzestan and defeated them with the score of 2-1. The goal for Abu Moslem was scored by Reza Enayati in the 34th minute of the match.

Haghdoost will make up for kindness of chairman

PLDC - Davood Haghdoost, Peykan defender, missed his chance to score a penalty in the Esteghlal Tehran and Peykan Tehran match which ended with the score of 2-1, in the 8th week of the Iranian Professional League. In an interview with the press after the match he commented, “During the match with Esteghlal, I was not under physical or mental stress.

Zarincheh out with injury

PLDC - In the 8th week of the Iranian Professional League Esteghlal Tehran defeated Peykan Tehran with the score of 2-1. Javad Zarincheh, Estehglal Tehran player, was replaced in the second half of the match by the head coach, Roland Koch.

Ghamkhar sides with Parvin

PLDC - Akbar Ghamkhar, chairman of Persepolis of Tehran, expressed the opinion that Yadegar Imam Stadium in Tabriz was the ideal place for holding the Esteghlal – Persepolis match in the 11th week of the Professional League. He went on to add, “Because Persepolis is host to Esteghlal in the 11th week of the Professional League, our choice is Yadegar Imam Stadium in Tabriz.

Hejazi wants to be of service to Iran

PLDC - In the great Samsung celebration (organized by Avideh Organisation) on Thursday, 19/12/2002, at the Ministry of Interior theatre complex, a number of sports, cinema, music, theatre, television, press and media, wrestling, bodybuilding, martial arts and well-known Iranian personalities took part.

Koch objects to transfer of Momenzadeh

PLDC - Ahmad Momenzadeh, Esteghlal Tehran striker is in the next few days joining Al Vasl of the UAE, who is facing tough times and cannot score goals and were in search of a striker who could cover their weakness when they found Momenzadeh.

A new stadium for Esteghlal

PLDC - A new stadium will soon be built for Esteghlal of Tehran beside Eram Park. The club will be a complex of cultural, artistic and sports activities. Ronald Koch, head coach of Esteghlal commented on the events surrounding the opening ceremony of the stadium in about ten days, “In the first phase of its construction the pool, sauna, administrative and club management building will be built within the next ten months along with suitable, internationally acceptable grass pitches.

Al Jazira 1 Al Ahli 2 - Sharjah 1 Al Wasl 2 - Al Shabab 2 Al Dhafra 2 (Kazemian, Majidi and Daei Scored)

Yesterday was a black day for the Abu Dhabi-based football teams, as both Al Jazira and Al Wahda lost at home to Al Ahli (1-2) and Al Shaab (0-1) respectively. With Al Ittihad drawing 1-1 against joint leaders Al Ain, the lead in the first division league stays with Al Ahli.

Esteghlal overcomes Peykan 2 – 1

PLDC - Esteghlal Tehran faced Peykan Tehran at Takhti stadium in the 8th week of the Iranian Professional League and defeated them with the score of 2-1. Esteghlal now has 14 points and is in third place in the league table. Peykan is still at the bottom of the league table with only two scored goals after 8 matches.

Abu Moslem spirits up after bonus

PLDC - Abu Moslem is facing Foolad Khouzestan in the 8th week of the Iranian Professional League. Foolad is in 7th place and Abu Moslem is one position below them. Each team is intent on gaining every precious point to contend for the top place in the league.

Chibo new Esteghlal sponsor

PLDC - The press conference of the new sponsor of Esteghlal Tehran, Chibo of Germany, took place yesterday at the club headquarters in which Ali Fathollahzadeh, club chairman, and the representative of Chibo were present. Ronald Koch and Ebrahim Talebi, head coaches of Esteghlal Tehran, attended the session also.

Sportscaster Behravan suffers cerebral hemorrhage in accident

IRNA - Iranian sportscaster Abbas Behravan suffered from brain hemorrhage Wednesday morning as he fractured his skull in an accident on Isfahan-Tehran Road. He was rushed to Naqavi Hospital, Kashan. Farzad Amini, an advisor to Medical Federation president, said the federation has made arrangements for recovery of the television sportscaster.

Esteghlal Ahwaz training hard for week 8

PLDC - In the 8th week of the Professional League, Fajr Shiraz is host to Esteghlal Ahwaz and the match is expected to be an exciting one. Esteghlal Ahwaz has recently employed Amir Ghalenoie as the head coach of the club and this man is pushing the team for results.