TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iran’s Sports and Youth Ministry has ordered football clubs Persepolis and Esteghlal they are not allowed to sign foreign players until further notice.
The ministry had already announced that the two clubs should not sign foreign coaches.
Mehdi Alinejad, the Iranian Deputy Minister of Sport and Youth, has said that they have made the decision to fight football’s agents in the country.
“The sports ministry is going to prevent football trafficking because there is no place for dirty money. These two clubs are governmental and we want to eradicate corruption in our football,” Alinejad said.
- source : Tasnim, Irannews