Alireza Faghani to Officiate Tehran Derby
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian international referee Alireza Faghani has been chosen to officiate Tehran derby between Persepolis and Esteghlal.
The match has been scheduled to take place in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Thursday.
Faghani will be assisted by Reza Sokhandan and Mohammadreza Mansouri.
Esteghlal leads the head to head results in competitive matches with 25 wins to Persepolis's 21, while 39 matches ended in a draw.
Persepolis will win Iran Professional League (IPL) title for the second successive year with a win against Esteghlal.
Tehran derby is a football match between the two prominent Tehran clubs Esteghlal (Blues) and Persepolis (Reds).