Tehran (IP) - The head coach of the Persepolis football team stated that the players went to the pitch with double motivation, and we are happy that we made the fans happy."

Iran Press/Iran News: Yahya Golmohammadi told reporters on the sidelines of the welcoming ceremony of the Persepolis football team at Tehran's Imam Khomeini Airport on Sunday night that "by the grace of God and with the good prayers of the fans and the positive energy they gave to the team, we gain reward for our efforts."

The head coach also added that the deprivation of Issa Alekasir was a great shock, but the team coped with the issue and could play more motivated.

Golmohammadi expressed that the absence of Alekasir was difficult for us anyway because he is one of the leading players and goal scorer of the Persepolis football team, but this caused the players to play with motivation and win the game.

After reaching the final of the Asian Champions League, the Persepolis football team arrived at Imam Khomeini Airport on Sunday night amid the welcome of the team's fans and officials of the Ministry of Sport and Youth and a group of football veterans.

Persepolis reached the final of the Asian Champions League in this round of competitions, defeating Al-Taawoun of Saudi Arabia, Sharjah of the UAE, Al-Sadd of Qatar, Pakhtakor Tashkent of Uzbekistan, and Al-Nassr of Saudi Arabia.


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