Tehran Derby Delayed

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Tehran derby between Persepolis and Esteghlal in the Iran Professional League (IPL) has been postponed for a week.

سید جلال حسینی و دربی پرسپولیس و استقلال

The match was due to take place at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran on November 21.

Iran national team has been scheduled to meet South Korea in a friendly on November 18 and Esteghlal club has requested the Iran Football Federation to postpone the match for one week since the team has six players in the national team.

The eagerly-anticipated clash will be played on November 28.

Tehran derby is a football match between the two prominent Tehran clubs Esteghlal and Persepolis.

This match was declared as the most important derby in Asia and 22nd most important derby in the world in June 2008 by World Soccer magazine.

 

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