Zob Keeper Terms Counterpart Mirzapour Goal a Fluke
13 April 2004
ISFAHAN (IRNA) — Zob Ahan’s Armenian keeper Armenak Petrossian here
Sunday said the goal scored by national goalie of Fulad, Ebrahim
Mirzapur, was just a stroke of good luck.
Talking to IRNA, the in-form keeper added Mirzapur did not believe his
punt would find the net.
“The slippery field caused the ball to dodge me,” the mass-circulation
Persian-language sports daily Khabar-e Varzeshi quoted the Armenian as
saying in its Monday’s edition. Mirzapur kicked a dropped ball in the
51st minute past arrogant Petrossian, who declined to apologize and
said, “I would not like to apologize because I believe in my abilities
and saved my team in different occasions to compensate for my
The 1-0 home victory in Takhti stadium of Ahvaz, southern Iran, helped
Fulad lie in the third spot of Pro League on 43 points out of 24
Zob Ahan, one of the two representatives of the country in the Asian
Champions League, is in the fourth place on 39 points.