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1971 Cyrus International Tournament

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1971 Cyrus International Tournament

The Cyrus International Tournament (Persian: تورنمنت بین المللی کورش‎) or simply Cyrus Cup (Persian: جام کورش‎) was a friendly football tournament held in Tehran, Iran between June 25 to July 4, 1971. As this tournament was held at the same year of the 2,500 year celebration of Iran's monarchy celebrating the foundation of Persian Empire by Cyrus the Great the name Cyrus was given to the tournament.

This tournament was won by Iran who also managed to qualify from Asia for the 1972 Olympic Games the following year.

Iran's road to Victory

Group stage

June 25, 1971
00:00 UTC-3
Iran Iran 3 – 0 Netherlands Netherlands Olympic
Homayoon Behzadi Goal 34'
Safar Iranpak Goal 59'
Ali Jabbari Goal 77'
[ Report]

June 27, 1971
00:00 UTC-3
Iran Iran 1 – 0 Turkey Turkey U23
Ali Jabbari Goal 19' [ Report]

June 29, 1971
00:00 UTC-3
Iran Iran 2 – 1 Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia U23
[ Report]

Semi finals

July 2, 1971
00:00 UTC-3
Iran Iran 3 – 1 Austria Austria Olympic
Homayoon Behzadi Goal 19'
Safar Iranpak Goal 27'
Asghar Sharafi Goal 56'
[ Report]


July 4, 1971
00:00 UTC-3
Iran Iran 1 – 0 Romania FC Argeş Piteşti
Safar Iranpak Goal 56' [ Report]

Top scorers


Iran Iran

Netherlands Netherlands Olympic

Austria Austria Olympic

Turkey Turkey U23

Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia U23

Romania FC Argeş Piteşti



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