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Karim Ansarifard Joins Al-Sailiya of Qatar

Tasnim
13 Jul 2019, 00:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian striker Karim Ansarifard penned a contract with Qatar's Al-Sailiya club.

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The 29-year-old striker left English football team Nottingham Forest to sign for Qatar side Al-Sailiya.

Al-Sailiya, nicknamed the Peregrines, finished third in the 2018/19 Qatar Stars League campaign and has qualified for the 2020 AFC Champions League play-off round.

Ansarifard was crucial in Iran's impressive 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign.

Team Melli came close to qualifying for the knockout stages from a group consisting of Spain and Portugal. The forward scored a late equalizer in Team Melli's one-one draw against European champion Portugal as well.

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