Persepolis secures 6th Hazfi Cup

On the back of safeguarding their Iran Pro League title, Persepolis football club accomplished a local twofold Monday night by additionally guaranteeing the Hazfi Cup.

The Tehran-based club won Iran’s Hazfi Cup for the 6th time in Ahvaz’s Foolad Arena on Sunday, by edging past Iran’s Second Division outfit Damash Gilan 1-0.

The objective was scored by Ali Alipour in the 22nd moment from an awesome free-kick.

Alipour was welcome to Iran national football crew by Marc Wilmots toward the finish of the match.

The match was initially planned to start at 9 p.m. nearby time yet was deferred for around two hours in light of the fact that Damash fans had neglected to enter to the 30,000 limit arena after the seats were caught by Persepolis fans.

Persepolis had beaten Navad Urmia, Sepidrood, Padideh and Sepahan on their way to the final match.

Damash came into the match as the dim ponies yet a persuading 2-1 prevail upon Saipa FC in the semi-finals gave them a lot to be sure about and they started splendidly against Persepolis.

Persepolis finished a residential twofold since the group had won Iran Professional League in May.

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