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Officials Congratulate Persepolis FC for ACL Success

2020-10-04 15:10:06
Iranian officials have congratulated the capital city’s renowned football squad Persepolis for defeating Saudi Arabia’s Al-Nassr team and stepping up to the final match of the AFC Champions League.

Mahmoud Vaezi, the chief of staff of the President’s Office, expressed congratulations to the team on his Instagram page.

“I congratulate our dear people on the proud victory of our country’s representatives in the match against Saudi Arabia’s Al-Nassr team and their advancing to the finals of the AFC Champions League,” he said.

He added the victory was secured on the back of relentless efforts by Iranian players and is seen as a national triumph.

Meanwhile Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei also congratulated Persepolis on their victory.

“Today, Persepolis zealously won against a team that had set foot in the field backed by a huge sum of dollars and psychological warfare,” he said in a tweet.

Sports Minister Masoud Soltanifar also praised Persepolis for making the Iranian nation happy by defeating Asian football powers.

“At the time of unfair and cruel sanctions against the great nation of Iran, the valuable champions of Iran shined in AFC Champions League and made people happy by advancing to the final match,” he said in a message.

Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Abbas Salehi also, on his Twitter page, congratulated Persepolis for advancing to the Asian Champions League.

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