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Iranian Trio Nominated for AFC International Player of Week - Sports news

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Iranian Trio Nominated for AFC International Player of Week - Sports news

With many of the continent’s brightest women’s stars on international duty, Asia’s men stepped up with last minute winners, super solo goals, and iron-clad defensive displays, and it’s up to the fans to determine this week’s best performer, the-afc.



Having endured a difficult night for strikers when Porto held Atletico Madrid to a midweek UEFA Champions League draw, Taremi was at his lethal best in league action on Sunday, converting a penalty then adding a terrific second as Sérgio Conceição’s side ran riot.


One of several Iranian forwards thriving for European clubs, Ansarifard scored an excellent goal just minutes after coming on as a substitute to put AEK Athens three goals ahead at OFI Crete. Unfortunately for Ansarifard, his side conceded three goals in the final 12 minutes in what became a remarkable 3-3 draw.



Shrugging off the disappointment of a midweek UEFA Europa Conference League defeat in Norway, Allahyar Sayyadmanesh laid down another marker of his seemingly limitless potential with a fabulous solo goal in the Ukrainian Premier League; his third in his last four matches.

Takehiro Tomiyasu (Arsenal, Japan), Eldor Shomurodov (AS Roma, Uzbekistan), Oday Dabbagh (Arouca, Palestine), Hwang Ui-jo (Bordeaux, Korea Republic), Aziz Behich (Giresunspor, Australia), Shakhboz Umarov (BATE Borisov, Uzbekistan) and Bassel Jradi (Apollon Limassol, Lebanon) are the other contenders for the accolade.

 

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