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Gol Bezan is Iranian Football's 1st Dedicated Podcast. We cover everything surrounding the Iran National Team, Persian Gulf Pro League & Legionnaires. We exclusively interview players, coaches & other notable figures within Iranian and Asian football.


Interview: Shima Oliaee of PINK CARD - ESPN 30 For 30 Podcasts

Interview: Shima Oliaee of PINK CARD - ESPN 30 For 30 Podcasts

Host Samson Tamijani interviews Iranian-American journalist Shima Oliaee who has produced and hosted several high-level serial podcast productions, most notably Dolly Parton's America for National Public Radio, which won prestigious journalism awards from the Peabody Award, to the Edward R. Murrow Podcast Award. Her latest project which is making waves across platforms now, is Pink Card, released by ESPN 30 For 30 Podcasts in December 2022. The four-episode series takes a deep dive into historical, personal and cultural connections of women to Team Melli, and what has made following Team Melli so special and worth sacrificing so much for.

Listen to Pink Card - Episode 1: Red Girl, Episode 2: The Mannequins, Episode 3: The White Scarves, Episode 4: Blue Girl

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Host & Editor: Samson Tamijani
Guest: Shima Oliaee
Graphic: Mahdi Javanbakhsh
Intro Music: CASPIAN by ASADI @dannyasadi
Outro Music: K!DMO @kidmo.foreal


Samson Tamijani

Samson Tamijani


Podcast and article editor. TV news reporter, native of Houston. University of Arkansas Journalism School alumnus. Former ESPN Houston intern.

Based in U.S.A.