2022 World Cup qualifier


  • Willy Sagnol 2020-05-27 17:34

    Iran strongly denies Willy Sagnol talk

    TEHRAN - The Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has strongly denied reports that it has been linked with Willy Sagnol.

  • Sardar Azmoun 2020-05-25 17:48

    Skocic better coach than Wilmots: Azmoun

    TEHRAN – Iran national football team forward Sardar Azmoun believes that Dragan Skocic can help Iran qualify for the 2022 World Cup since he is a better coach than Marc Wilmots.

  • امید ابراهیمی - اسکوچیچ - سعید عزت اللهی 2020-05-10 02:17

    No blacklist in Iran football team: Dragan Skocic

    TEHRAN – Iran national football team head coach Dragan Skocic says that the door is open for all players and there is any blacklist in his team.

  • Dragan Skocic 2020-05-05 17:26

    Dragan Skocic’s contract details revealed

    TEHRAN-Mehdi Mohammad Nabi, the Secretary General of the Iranian football federation, has revealed details of Dragan Skocic’s contract.

  • دیدار تیم های ملی فوتبال ایران و عراق 2020-05-03 18:20

    Iran National Team first match in October

    TEHRAN - Dato Windsor John, Asian Football Confederation (AFC) General Secretary, has announced that the proposed time for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Asia is October and November.

  • استقلال و سپاهان - استراماچونی 2020-04-29 02:48

    Iran denies Andrea Stramaccioni link

    TEHRAN - The Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has denied reports claiming the federation has negotiated with Italian coach Andrea Stramaccioni.

  • Dragan Skocic 2020-04-16 14:50

    Dragan Skocic aiming to get Iran back on track

    Iran have been a mainstay at the FIFA World Cup in recent years. With Carlos Queiroz at the helm, Team Melli graced Brazil 2014 and were the first Asian side to secure a berth at Russia 2018. And while they failed to go beyond the group stage in the latter tournament, they had the consolation of impressive performances there against Portugal, Spain and Morocco.

  • Mark Wilmots 2020-04-15 15:03

    Marc Wilmots needs to make peace with Iran

    TEHRAN – Marc Wilmots is going to take charge of Turkish giants Fenerbahçe but there is an obstacle ahead of him. The Belgian coach has left his job as Iran coach in early December after two parties failed to reach consensus and the case still remains open in FIFA.

  • Football fan 2020-04-12 20:20

    By Masoud Hossein

    Iran football: us against us

    TEHRAN – Imagine you have just four lives in a video game and entering into the next stage depends on how you keep your lives. That’s all. The only thing you need is to stay focused. However, it doesn’t work in Iran football.

  • تمرین تیم فوتبال پرسپولیس زیر نظر گابریل کالدرون 2020-04-10 19:22

    FFIRI reacts to linking Gabriel Calderon

    TEHRAN - Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has denied speculations about linking the federation to Argentine coach Gabriel Calderon.

  • Training camp 2020-03-10 18:39

    Iran’s training camp canceled

    TEHRAN - Following the postponement of upcoming Asian qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Iran national football team’s training camp in mid-March has been canceled.

  • 2022 World Cup 2020-03-09 15:45

    FIFA and AFC postpone World Cup qualifiers

    TEHRAN - FIFA has confirmed that the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers second round ties which were to be held in the months of March and June across Asia have been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Iran Hong Kong 2020-03-05 21:38

    AFC World Cup qualifiers face postponement

    TEHRAN – FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) met at the Home of FIFA to discuss football activities in Asia and considered to postpone upcoming World Cup qualifiers over the novel coronavirus.

  • کریم باقری - دراگان اسکوچیچ 2020-03-05 13:24

    Bagheri officially appointed Iran assistant coach

    TEHRAN – Persepolis assistant coach Karim Bagheri has been officially appointed as assistant coach of Dragan Skocic in Iran national football team.

  • Marc Wilmots 2020-03-04 01:40

    The U.S. sanctions forced Wilmots to quit Iran

    TEHRAN – Belgian coach Marc Wilmots has said that he parted company with Iran national football team after the Iranian officials failed to pay his wages due to the U.S. sanctions.

  • کریم باقری 2020-03-03 15:01

    Bagheri on brink of becoming Iran assistant coach

    TEHRAN – Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) is set to offer Karim Bagheri the assistant’s job.

  • دیدار تیم های فوتبال ایران و کامبوج 2020-03-01 18:59

    Cambodia, Iran match likely to be postponed

    TEHRAN – Iran match against Cambodia at the 2022 World Cup qualifier will likely be postponed due to coronavirus concerns.

  • Coronavirus 2020-03-01 03:22

    Sport victim of coronavirus outbreak

    TEHRAN – Sport has always been one of the strongest weapon to fight disease but newly discovered coronavirus is going to kill it.

  • Iran football federation 2020-02-29 19:19

    Iran asks FIFA the country’s election to be held according to timetable

    TEHRAN - The Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has sent a letter to FIFA and asked the governing body to let it to hold the elective General Assembly according to the timetable.

  • نشست خبری دراگان اسکوچیچ سرمربی تیم ملی فوتبال ایران 2020-02-26 01:49

    Iranians the world’s most hospitable people: Dragan Skocic

    TEHRAN – National football team head coach Dragan Skocic says that the Iranian people are the most hospitable people in the world.

  • Dragan Skocic 2020-02-25 15:46

    Dragan Skocic meets Croatian football chief Suker

    TEHRAN – Iran national football team head coach Dragan Skocic met with Croatian Football Federation president Davor Suker on Tuesday.

  • تیم ملی فوتبال ایران و عراق 2020-02-18 10:14

    By Farrokh Hessabi

    It’s time for a unity ticket to support Team Melli

    TEHRAN- After days of openly pursuing replacements, Dragan Skocic was finally appointed as the head coach of Iran football national team and it’s time for a unity ticket to support Team Melli.

  • Dragan Skocic 2020-02-15 16:45

    Team Melli need to feel positive energy: Skocic

    TEHRAN – Newly-appointed coach Dragan Skocic says that Iran national football team need to feel energy in a positive way to book a place at the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification third round.

  • Sardar Azmoun 2020-02-12 02:43

    By Masoud Hossein

    Sardar Azmoun needs to grow up

    TEHRAN - Sportspersons have to behave more professionally since they serve as role models for the future generations. On the other hand, they have no choice but to show professionalism.

  • حیدر بهاروند - دراگان اسکوچیچ 2020-02-10 16:22

    Dragan Skocic officially pens Iran contract

    TEHRAN – Dragan Skocic has officially penned his contract with the Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) on Monday.

  • Dragan Skocic 2020-02-07 15:07

    Dragan Skocic: Iran is biggest challenge of my career

    TEHRAN – Dragan Skocic says that to coach Iran national football team is the biggest challenge in his career.

  • Dragan Skocic 2020-02-06 14:07

    Dragan Skocic appointed Iran coach

    TEHRAN – Croatian coach Dragan Skocic took the reins at Iran national football team on Thursday.

  • دیدار تیم ملی فوتبال ایران و عراق 2020-02-04 19:37

    Iran football federation needs courage choosing new head coach

    TEHRAN - The Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) is clearly in a dilemma about how to choose the new head coach for Team Melli. The federation needs courage to make the best decision since the Team have difficult job ahead to book a place at the final stage of the 2022 World Cup qualification.

  • امیر قلعه نویی 2020-01-22 19:20

    Amir Ghalenoei denies Iran national team talks

    TEHRAN - Sepahan head coach Amir Ghalenoei says that he has not negotiated with Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) over the Team Melli hotseat.

  • Ali Daei 2020-01-20 15:43

    Ali Daei inches closer to Team Melli hotseat

    TEHRAN – Multiple media reports suggest that Ali Daei will be the new head coach of Iran national football team.