Tehran (IP)- Referring to the cancellation of Sepahan's match against Al-Ittihad (Saudi Arabia) in Isfahan, Iran's foreign minister said the relations between Riyadh and Tehran are moving in the right direction, and sports should not become a political means from both sides.

Iran PressIran news: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) should also speak based on a technical basis. Iran and Saudi Arabia believe that this match should be repeated at another time, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian added.

Al-Ittihad canceled their AFC Champions League match against Sepahan, under the pretext of the presence of a bust of an Iranian national hero on the field.


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