“Persepolis” football team of Tehran will go to Tajikistan today, November 5, to play the fourth round match of the group stage of the AFC Champions League (Asian Football Confederation)-2023/24 in group “E” with the “Istiqlol” team of Dushanbe. came
The guests were welcomed at Dushanbe International Airport by representatives of the Football Federation of Tajikistan and “Istiqlol” club.
This evening, November 5, “Persepolis” will complete its first training session at the Central Stadium of the Tajik capital.
The match between the football champions of Tajikistan and Iran will start on Tuesday, November 7 at the Central Stadium of Dushanbe at 19:00.
One day before the match, on the evening of Monday, November 6, a press conference will be held in the hall of the Central Republican Stadium.
The head coach of “Istiklal” Igor Cherevchenko and the Armenian legionnaire of the team Artur Kartashyan, as well as the head coach of “Persepolis” Yahya Gulmohammadi and the Tajik legionnaire of the team Vahdat Hanonov will answer the questions of reporters.
By the way, defender Vahdat Hanonov, who is a member of the national team of Tajikistan, played in the first match of these teams in Tehran as part of “Persepolis” from the beginning to the end of the match.
The referee of FIFA (International Football Federation) Muhammad Al-Ali from Kuwait has been appointed the manager of the match “Istiklal” – “Persepolis”.
The ticket price for watching this game is set at 50 somoni for the western platform and 20 somoni for the other three platforms (northern, eastern and southern).
In this match, which was held on October 24 at Azodi Stadium in Tehran, both goals were scored by striker Saeed Sodiqi in the 44th and 71st minutes.
Now in the table of group “E” the team “Al-Nasr” of Saudi Arabia is in the first position with 9 points. “Persepolis” is in second place with 6 points. Qatar’s “Al-Duhail” and “Istiqlal” won the championship.
Another match of the fourth round of the group stage of the AFC-2023/24 Champions League in group “E” will begin on November 7 in the city of Dawha, Qatar between the teams “Al-Duhail” and “Al-Nasr” at 23:00 Dushanbe time.
According to the results of the group stage of the AFC Champions League-2023/24, the winners of the five groups in each region, as well as the three teams with the best performance of the second places in the groups in each region, a total of 16 teams, will go to the 1/8 finals.
Source : Радио Озоди