2022 World Cup qualifier


  • Iran, Syria match 2020-08-01 11:55

    Iran, Syria friendly not yet finalized

    TEHRAN – A friendly match between Iran national football team and Syria has not yet been finalized.

  • تمرین تیم ملی فوتبال ایران 2020-07-30 14:57

    Iran football to start training camp on Aug. 27

    TEHRAN – Iran national football team training camp will start on Aug. 27 as part of preparation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification.

  • فدراسیون فوتبال 2020-07-29 19:05

    FFIRI’s presidential elections to be held late November

    TEHRAN - Presidential elections of the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) will be held in late November, according to the acting president of the football federation, Haydar Baharvand.

  • دراگان اسکوچیچ 2020-07-28 19:23

    Plans underway to prepare Iran football for World Cup qualifiers

    TEHRAN - The Iranian national football team are preparing for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, and the plans are underway for the team to get ready at the proper time.

  • Afsghin Ghotbi 2020-07-20 13:53

    By Masoud Hossein

    Iran enjoys a golden generation: Afshin Ghotbi

    TEHRAN – Former Iran national football team Afshin Ghotbi says that he cannot talk about Dragan Skocic since he is not familiar with him but he is sure the Iranian players can help their team qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup if the federation gives them the proper support and care.

  • Iran national football team 2020-07-07 18:10

    Iran confirms friendly match against Uzbekistan

    TEHRAN- Head of Iran football national teams committee, Mehdi Kharati, announced the holding of a friendly match between the national teams of Iran and Uzbekistan on upcoming FIFA dates.

  • دیدار تیم های فوتبال استقلال و فولاد 2020-07-06 18:08

    Iranian football drawn into controversy

    TEHRAN – Two matches of Iran Professional League were cancelled after Esteghlal and Foolad announced that several players tested positive for COVID-19, however Iran League Football Organization has announced that their tests should be verified. It means there is no trust between federation and clubs.

  • Iran national football team 2020-07-04 14:33

    Iran to meet Syria in friendly in September: report

    TEHRAN – Media reports suggest that Syrian football association has reached an agreement with Iran for a friendly match.

  • کریم باقری 2020-07-01 18:37

    Karim Bagheri finds so difficult to leave Persepolis

    TEHRAN- Persepolis coach Karim Bagheri, who is supposed to cooperate with Iran national football team, says that it’s very difficult for him to leave his club.

  • Iran national football team 2020-07-01 15:13

    COVID-19 lowers chance of Iran’s success at FIFA World Cup qualification

    TEHRAN – Iran national football team could suffer a major blow if FIFA decides to hold the 2022 World Cup qualification behind closed doors.

  • Dragan Skocic 2020-06-23 14:41

    Tough task ahead of Iran to qualify for World Cup: Dragan Skocic

    TEHRAN – National football team head coach Dragan Skocic says that they will have a difficult task ahead to advance to the 2022 World Cup but Iran have the potential to make it happen.

  • اسکوچیچ - سردار آزمون 2020-06-22 19:03

    Dragan Skocic satisfied with Iran league resumption

    TEHRAN - Dragan Skocic, head coach of Iran football national team, is happy with the decision of the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) on the resumption of the league games.

  • استقلال و ذوب آهن - محمد بلبلی 2020-06-07 18:45

    Iran changes league resumption date

    TEHRAN - Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has changed the resumption date of Iran Professional League.

  • Igor Panadic 2020-06-06 14:29

    It’s difficult but Iran can reach World Cup: Igor Panadic

    TEHRAN – Former Persepolis coach Igor Panadic says that Iran have a tough task to book a place at the 2022 World Cup but they are capable of winning a place at the prestigious event.

  • دیدار تیم های ملی فوتبال ایران و کامبوج 2020-06-05 18:48

    AFC announces proposed dates for upcoming Asian Qualifiers

    The Asian Football Confederation (AFC), in consultation with FIFA, has announced the proposed match dates for the remaining matches of Round 2 in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Asian Qualifiers, which were originally scheduled to take place in March and June 2020.

  • 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.