Iran Football's 3rd Division

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Iran Football's 3rd Division
Country  Iran
Confederation AFC
Founded 2001
Divisions 6
Number of teams 70
Levels on pyramid 4
Promotion to 2nd Division
Relegation to Provincial Leagues
Domestic cup(s) Hazfi Cup
Current champions Persepolis Ganaveh
(2011–12)
TV partners IRIB
2013–14 season

Iranian football's 3rd division (Persian: ليگ دسته سوم ایران‎) is the fourth-highest football division overall in the Iranian football league system.

Before 2001, the 3rd division league was the third-highest division in Iranian football league system, however, this was changed to fourth-highest division when Iran's football structure officially became professional.

The league consists of six groups, with the total number of teams in each group is twelve. The groups are organized in a manner such that teams closer to each other geographically end up in the same group. Because of this the 3rd division can be considered as a regional league.

3rd Division 2011–12[edit]

Teams[edit]

The following 70 teams will compete in 2012–13 Iran Football's 3rd Division season.

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