Vahedi Back in Iran

PFDC - Alireza Vahedi Nikbakht the star player for Iranian champions Esteghlal who was in Spain on a trial with Madrid's Atletico, left the land of the matadors for Tehran today after a 10-day stay in Madrid.

Blazevic banned for three months for hitting referee

ZAGREB, March 23 (AFP)- Iran's former World Cup coach Miroslav Blazevic has been banned for three months for attacking a referee after a Croatian league inquiry, the Vecernji List newspaper reported on Saturday.

Pourheidari: "We are in a Good Form"

PFDC - Mansour Pourheidari the boss at Iran's champions Esteghlal club, is very pleased with the shape of his team before the Asian Club Championship semifinal matches which will be held in the 100,000-seater Azadi Stadium of Tehran, on April 3, 2002

Iranian forwards in sparkling form in UAE league action

MEF - DUBAI, March 24: Iranian centre-forwards Farhad Majidi and Ali Karimi were on the mark for the count of the 12th week of the United Arab Emirates league championship, helping their respective sides Al-Wasl and Al-Ahly maintaining fine spirits of late.

Al Ahli thrash Bani Yas

GulfNews- Iranians Ali Karimi and Salim Khamis were in a fine form yesterday as they led Al Ahli to their biggest win in the league so far. Al Ahli remain in the seventh place, despite their significant victory, with 15 points. Bani Yas are 11th with eight points.

Zamalek move for Iran's Bagheri

DOHA, Qatar, March 21: Unsettled Iranian all-round midfielder Karim Bagheri is being reportedly linked with Egyptian league champions Zamalek, sources close to the Cairo giants were quoted by Kuwaiti daily paper Al-Watan on Thursday.

Argentina beats Iran in futsal clash

Rome, March 20, IRNA - Argentina's futsal squad defeated the champio of Asia, Iran, Tuesday in an international tournament underway in Italy.

Saeed Shirmohammadzadeh Sahraei announced brain dead

Bargh shiraz's goalkeeper, with his wife by his side, was announced brain dead today at the Amirmomenin Hospital at Tehran.

Iran 3-5 Czech Republic

PFDC - Iran's futsal team who are playing in the Mundalito Tournament in Italy played their second game today against the Czech Republic.

FIFA awarded Iran the best Asian soccer team in February 2002

AFC - Iran's national soccer team was awarded the best Asian side for February 2002.

Iran 1 Ukraine 5: friendly Under 21 international match result

KYIV, March 20 (DSA)- Ukrainian Under 21 team faced Iranian team in Teheran beating the hosts 5-1.

Eight top soccer teams move into QF

Tehran, March 19 - Eight top teams climbed to the Iranian club qurater final playoff events.

AFC releases statement on Esteqlal

Kuala Lumpur, March 19 - Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in a statement released Monday said it would take a closer look at the first division Esteqlal club, which has been planned to host the 21st round of Asian club champion final events starting 3rd April.