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Beiranvand: I’m among Asia’s player of the year nominees

Iran national team goal keeper Alireza Beiranvand claimed that he was told he is among AFC 2019 player of the year nominees.

Beiranvand won Iran league with Persepolis for third season in a row but his side was unable to secure a spot in AFC Champions league knock out stage.

However, he claimed the sources told him that he is among the player of the year nominees.

“I was told I’m among the nominees. The winner will be announces next month and I hope I’ll be among the nominees.” He told the reporters.

“Currently my focus is on the match against Iraq and then, the AFC will announce the nominees.” He added.