Sepidrood Rasht win promotion to Iran Professional League

May 1, 2017 - 20:24

After Pars Jonoubi Jam secured promotion to Iran Professional League last week, Sepidrood Rasht also sealed promotion to the top flight on Monday.

The Rasht-based team defeated Nassaji Mazandaran 3-2 and finished second in the second tier Azadegan League with 61 points.

Sepidrood Rasht’s fans joined the celebrations at the Azodi Stadium after the final whistle.

Pars Jonoubi Jam, who won the title with 62 points, suffered a 1-0 defeat to Baderan Tehran in home.

Machine Sazi Tabriz were relegated from Iran Professional League two weeks ago.  

Sepidrood Rasht Football Club is one of the oldest clubs in the northern Iran founded in 1968, and is the first sports club to be based in Rasht.