Persepolis striker Alekasir sidelined for rest of season

January 11, 2022 - 14:8

TEHRAN – Persepolis football team forward Issa Alekasir will miss the rest of the Iran Professional League season due to a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).

The 32-year-old forward suffered the injury on Saturday in the match against Padideh in Mashhad.

The MRI revealed the injury included a torn ACL, keeping him out for the rest of the season.

It could be a major blow to Persepolis who are seeking to win Iran league title for the sixth year in a row.

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