All posts tagged iran

Asians Abroad – March 2-4

Asians Abroad - March 2-4

By Paul Williams and Anthony Yacoub

Shinji Kagawa became the first Japanese player to score a hattrick in the English Premier League on the weekend when he was the star of Manchester United’s 4-0 win over Norwich City.

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Nekounam dreaming of ACL success

Nekounam dreaming of ACL success

Having fulfilled a childhood dream by joining Esteghlal last year, Iran captain Javad Nekounam is now eyeing AFC Champions League success under former national team coach Amir Ghalenoei with the two-time continental champions.

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Iran 5-0 Lebanon

Iran 5-0 Lebanon

By Anthony Yacoub

Three-time champion Iran started their 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualifying campaign with an emphatic 5-0 hammering of Lebanon in front of more than 19,000 spectators at Azadi Stadium in Tehran.

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ACQ Preview: Iran v Lebanon

ACQ Preview: Iran v Lebanon

By Paul Williams

“Lebanese players are master of cheating.”

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AFF Top 10 Articles

By Paul Williams

It has been just over 18 months since Asian Football Feast launched it’s new website, and in that time I, along with our hard working contributors from right across the continent, have continued to bring you the latest news, opinions and features from the world of Asian football.

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WAFF Championship to kick off tonight

By Anthony Yacoub (follow Anthony on twitter @TrickyFC)

The 2012 West Asian Football Federation Championship, which kicks off tonight in Kuwait, will be the seventh edition of the biennial international tournament for West Asian countries.

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Japan edge closer to Brazil 2014

Japan edge closer to Brazil 2014

By Anthony Yacoub (follow Anthony on twitter @TrickySFC)

Uzbekistan stunned hosts Iran 1-0 to move into the lead of Group A as Japan took a giant leap towards an early qualification for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil after a 89th minute strike by Shinji Okazaki helped the Samurai Blue to a hard fought 2-1 win over Oman in Muscat in Group B.

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Uzbekistan shocks Iran in Azadi Stadium

Uzbekistan shocks Iran in Azadi Stadium

By Dara Zarandi

Tehran - The Uzbekistan national football team pulled of a surprising win in Tehran Wednesday evening by defeating Iran 1-0.

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Iran too strong for Korea

Iran too strong for Korea

By Victor Yun

Some days you win, some days you lose. Korea trudged through one of their sloppier performances in recent memory and flung Group A wide open for the taking in the 2014 World Cup qualifications. Let’s dive in:

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Two-time winners Al Ittihad ready for Piroozi test

Two-time winners Al Ittihad will look to continue their end of season revival under coach Spanish coach Raul Caneda by booking a place in the quarter-finals of the AFC Champions League on Wednesday, although Iran’s Piroozi will provide a stern test in Jeddah.

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