2000 Iran vs Asia All-Stars Game

On 21 January 2000, Iran national football team played against an Asian all-star side, in an exhibition testimonial match for Iranian captain Nader Mohammadkhani. Iran's lanky striker Ali Daei scored a Hat-trick. Asian all-star's best chances were minute 42, when Ruslan Baltiev's header hit the woodwork and other missed opportunity was Esam Salem's minute 66 penalty that was saved by Davoud Fanaei. Also Mohammed Bin Hammam was the official VIP guest.[1]

Iran 5 – 0Asia All-Stars
Ali Daei Goal 20',Goal 22',Goal 82'
Ali Mousavi Goal 44'
Sirous Dinmohammadi Goal 46'
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Lu Jun (China)
GK Parviz Broumand Substituted off 46'
RB Behrouz Rahbarifar
CB Mehdi Hasheminasab
LB Nader Mohammadkhani(c) Substituted off 46'[2]
RM Esmail Halali Substituted off 46'
CM Karim Bagheri Substituted off 46'
CM Sirous Dinmohammadi
LM Mohammad Navazi Substituted off 46'
RF Khodadad Azizi
CF Ali Daei
LF Ali Mousavi
GK Davoud Fanaei for Broumand Substituted in 46'
LB Sattar Hamedani for Mohammadkhani Substituted in 46'
CM Hamed Kavianpour for Bagheri Substituted in 46'
RM Abdollah Veisi for Halali Substituted in 46'
LM Alireza Emamifar for Navazi Substituted in 46'
MF Majid Basirat for ? Substituted in ?'
FW Behnam Abolghasempour for ? Substituted in ?'
Iran Mansour Pourheidari

Asia All-Stars:
GK Qatar Mohamed Anyas Substituted off ?'
RB United Arab Emirates Kazim Ali Abdulla Substituted off ?'
CB South Korea Hong Myung-Bo(c)
CB Vietnam Trần Công Minh
LB Thailand Dusit Chalermsan
RM Lebanon Jamal Taha Substituted off ?'
CM Uzbekistan Aleksandr Khvostunov
LM Iraq Essam Hamad Salem
RW South Korea Lee Dong-Gook
FW Jordan Badran Al-Shaqran Substituted off ?'
CF Kazakhstan Ruslan Baltiyev
GK Uzbekistan Yevgeni Safonov for Anyas Substituted in ?'
DF Japan Atsuhiro Miura for Abdullah Substituted in ?'
MF Uzbekistan Nikolai Shirshov for Taha Substituted in ?'
MF South Korea Yoo Sang-Chul for Al-Shaqran Substituted in ?'
Saudi Arabia Khalil Ibrahim Al-Zayani
Kuwait Asad Taqi
Japan Junji Agura

Man of the Match:
Ali Daei (Iran)

Assistant referees:
Hussein Qadanfari (Kuwait)
Muhammed al-Mousawi (Oman)
Fourth official:
Jalal Moradi (Iran)

Unused PlayersEdit

The following players were members of the squads but did not get any game time[3]


  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2011-06-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://www.rsssf.com/intldetails/2000oth.html
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2011-06-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ http://www.thaifootball.com/tournaments/others/asian-allstar2000.html