Mahmoud Fekri was appointed as new head coach of Iran’s Esteghlal football team.
Farhad Majidi and Foolad Khuzestan head coach Javad Nekounam are top two contenders to take charge at the Persian Gulf Pro League side Esteghlal.
Iranian-German coach Alexander Nouri has rejected reports of his initial agreement with Esteghlal or any other Iranian team.
Ahmad Sa’adatmand was removed from his position as Esteghlal CEO, the Persian Gulf Pro League side’s board of directors announced on Wednesday.
Esteghlal football team of Iran was held to a 1-1 draw by Al-Shorta of Iraq in Group A of the 2020 AFC Champions League.
Mohammad Hossein Moradmand reached an agreement to join Esteghlal football team.
Esteghlal defender Vouria Ghafouri has been voted as the best right-back for all-star XI in the 2018 AFC Champions League.
Iran’s Sports and Youth Ministry has ordered football clubs Persepolis and Esteghlal they are not allowed to sign foreign players until further notice.
Esteghlal’s Bulgarian defender Nikolay Bodurov parted ways with the Iranian team.
Esteghlal and Shahr Khodro football teams from Iran booked their places at the 2020 AFC Champions League playoff on Saturday.