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National Football coach grounded for tax evasion

Carlos Queiroz, the Portuguese head coach of Iran’s National Football Team, has been banned from leaving Iran on the charge of tax evasion. » read more

Iran drops from World Cup contention

Iran’s soccer team failed to advance to the next round in the FIFA World Cup soccer competition in Brazil. On Wednesday, Iran lost 3 to 1 to Bosnia; meanwhile. Nigeria lost 3 to 2 to Argentina. Nigeria’s earlier victory over Bosnia and the draw in its game with Iran means that it will advance to the next round in this group along with Argentina, while Bosnia and Iran will be eliminated.

The Iranian team had shown great promise in their game with Argentina, losing only at the last minute with a goal by Argentina’s left-footed star, Lionel Messi. » read more

FIFA stops National Team from sporting Iranian Cheetah on World Cup shirts

A campaign by environmental activists to raise awareness of the endangered Iranian Cheetah by putting its image on the shirts of Iran’s national football team for the upcoming World Cup has been rejected by the International Federation of Football Association (FIFA). » read more

Hookah incident leads to football suspensions

The Iran Football Federation has suspended five people for smoking hookah: two members of the Persepolis team and three members of the national under-22 football team. » read more