Persepolis to File Complaint to FIFA against Anthony Stokes

Iranian football club Persepolis is going to file complaint against Irish striker Anthony Stokes.

The 31-year-old forward, who was arrested on an outstanding warrant at London’s Gatwick Airport as he returned from a Dubai break, was supposed to join Persepolis one day after the Iranian team met Emirati side Sharjah in the AFC Champions League but went AWOL.

Amir Shafizadeh, who runs the club’s Facebook page, said, “Stokes said he’s in Dubai as he didn’t join us since our last match. He asked our coach for permission to stay two more days in Dubai because of his family.

“Our coach agreed. We waited for him because he promised us he’d come to our training sessions. He hasn’t returned to Tehran for two weeks. After some days, he said he couldn’t come because of coronavirus.”

Now, Persepolis wants to file a complaint against Stokes to FIFA.

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