Persepolis 1-1 Al Gharafa, Iranians Set New Record With 100,000 Spectators

Iran’s Persepolis and Qatari club Al Gharafa held their match during the AFC Champions League today in Tehran. Around 100,000 spectators watched the match in stadium. Iranians set a new record in Asia for the number of spectators in a official game.

In the previous match, Persepolis defeated Al Gharafa by 3 goals in Qatar.

In the 4’, S. Rezaei made an opportunity for the Libyan striker Éamon Zayed but he failed to net the goal. In 27’, Farhad Majidi had a great chance to open the goal of Persepolis but Avdukić saved the ball. The great chance of scoring goal in the first half wasted by Nouri for Reds.

Players of the both team made several opportunities in the second half. Finally Ali Karimi opened the goal Al Gharafa in 84′. The happiness of Reds didn’t last too much because Anas Mubarak responded their goal in 90′.

During the game Farhad Majidi, the former capitan of Esteghlal FC, received two yellow cards from Roshan Irmatov, the best referee in Asia. He first received a yellow card on 66′ for a dangerous tackle on Nosrati and in 71′ referee showed the second yellow card. Nosrati stopped him in the penalty area but Irmatov panelized Majidi for his simulation. Then Farhad took off her shirt and showed his blue shirt to the fans. Persepolis’ fans boo him.

Farhad Majidi’s last game against Persepolis in Azadi was with his former team Esteghlal and they beat Reds with three goals. Also in the 69th derby between Esteghlal and Persepolis Majidi scored the late goal for his team in injury time and lead Blues to win the game. In the result of that loss, Persepolis’s officials reprimanded Rezaei. There were some clashed between these two players in the match.

Majidi won the title of  the World’s most Popular Footballer amongst active Players in 2010 by IFFHS.

He was used to be the editor of MNG online magazine and he could bring a lot of achievements for that particular site . Currently he is studying civil engineering in the main university of Baku the capital of Azerbaijan . He born on 1992 in Tehran , Iran but moved to Azerbaijan when he was thirteen . He joined Kabir News team from 2010 and base on his offer group decided to start this online edition in 2012 . Phone number: +994124970063 , Email address: Amir (at)

One Comment

  1. red says:

    you are estefragh, i hate you since today:((((((((((((((

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