(Persia Digest) – The Iranian Football Federation had previously announced that the 19th edition of the Premier League may be cancelled due to a lack of facilities. But this has now been given the go-ahead as from Thursday.
Persia Digest (PD) reports that Iran’s Premier League is springing back into action after three months of closure. During the mid-season break, the League and Federation had asked clubs to equip themselves with more security equipment such as CCTVs, numbering seats, and the sale of e-tickets.
Iran’s Football Federation had warned that the 19th Premier League would not go ahead unless football pitches were ready according to the new standards.
The League draw finally took place ten days ago after much ado and the new season will kick off with a match between the previous season’s champs, Tehran Persepolis, and Pars Jonoubi Jam FC on Thursday.
Sixteen teams are participating in the matches.
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