The Tehran derby (Persian: شهرآورد تهران Shahrāvard-e Tehrān), additionally called Blue-Red derby (Persian: شهرآورد سرخابی Shahrāvard-e Sorkhābi) is a football match between the 2 prominent Tehran clubs Esteghlal and also Persepolis. It is commonly thought about the major crosstown derby in the Persian Gulf Pro Organization. This match was stated as one of the most essential derby in Asia and also 22nd most essential derby in the world in June 2008 by World Football magazine. It is thought about among the globe s most intense derbies. Regardless of being a derby between two groups from Tehran, the suit has actually been played in other Iranian cities also. Happening at the very least twice during the year via the league components, this cross-town competition has actually expanded to the Hazfi Cup, as well as in small tournaments as well as friendlies.
The former Algerian football national goalkeeper Mehdi Cerbah died on Friday at the age of 68 years after a long illness. This informed the state news agency APS. Cerbah belonged to the furious Algerian national team, which hit the choice of German football federal (DFB) in the preliminary round at the 1982 World Cup in Spain in the preliminary round with 2: 1. In Group 2, it came to the shame of Gijon - Germany and Austria, Algeria s expense agreed on a 1-0 for Germany by a non-aggression pact to securely collect the intermediate round. Cerbah completed a total of 62 internationals for Algeria. In 1986 he finished his career.