Taremi among AFC Champions League Quarterfinals Danger Men
TEHEAN (Tasnim) – Persepolis striker Mehdi Taremi has been named among the eight danger men in the AFC Champions League (ACL) quarterfinals.
Taremi has scored more than half of Persepolis’ goals in the 2017 AFC Champions League to help the Islamic Republic of Iran side progresses to the quarter-final for the first time, the-afc wrote.
At 2-2 in their final Group D game with Al Wahda, Persepolis was heading for the exit door until Taremi netted twice to complete his hat-trick and create history for the Iranian champions.
Persepolis will face Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia in the ACL quarter-final first leg on August 22 at the Seeb Sports Complex in Muscat, Oman and play the Saudi Arabian team on September 12 at the Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the UAE.