Iran’s Sports Ministry Extends Condolence over Martyrdom of Qassem Soleimani
- January, 03, 2020 - 19:17
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran's Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, Masoud Soltanifar, has extended the deepest sympathies to the Iranian people on martyrdom of Commander of IRGC Quds Brigade, General Qassem Soleimani.
The revered General and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the second-in-command of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), were martyred in US airstrikes in the Iraqi capital Baghdad early Friday.
Iran's Ministry of Sports has announced that all nationwide sporting events which are scheduled for the next two days (Saturday and Sunday) have been cancelled because of martyrdom of General Soleimani.
Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) and the Iranian clubs have also extended heartfelt condolences to the nation and said that the noble nation of Iran will not forsake the blood of its martyrs.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has declared three days of public mourning in the country.