Esteghlal Striker Diabaté Misses Tehran Derby

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Esteghlal football team forward Cheick Tidiane Diabaté will be reportedly absent in the match against Persepolis.

Esteghlal Striker Diabaté Misses Tehran Derby

Esteghlal will meet its arch-rival Persepolis on Sunday in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium in week four of the Iran professional League.

The team’s doctor Kaveh Sotoudeh announced that the Malian striker will be absent in this match after he was injured in the match against Naft Masjed Soleyman.

According to him, Diabaté suffers from rib injury and cannot play in Tehran derby.  

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