Iranian Footballers Arrested Over Partying

Tehran, Dec 10 (DPA) Several Iranian football players and coaches have been arrested for having attended a party, Tehran press reported.

No names were mentioned by the papers but there are speculation that some of the arrested footballers were national team players and all of them play in the country's premier league.

The players and coaches were arrested last week at a party in northern Tehran, the reports said Thursday.

Due to Islamic laws, holding parties, dancing and drinking alcohol are strictly prohibited and offenders are arrested and are either temporarily jailed or forced to pay heavy cash fines.

The disciplinary committee of the Iranian football federation said that if the charges were confirmed, then players and coaches would be banned for at least three years.


Top Stories

Leave a Comment

Title: Iranian Footballers Arrested Over Partying

You have 2000 characters left.


Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that sending false messages to insult, defame, intimidate, mislead or deceive people or to intentionally cause public disorder is punishable under law. It is obligatory on Daijiworld to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using daijiworld will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will be held responsible.