Afshin Ghotbi Takes Charge of Iran's Foolad: Report

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Afshin Ghotbi reportedly is on the verge of appointing FC Foolad coach.

Afshin Ghotbi Takes Charge of Iran's Foolad: Report

'Afshin the Emperor' has reportedly signed a contract with Foolad.

Foolad is ninth in Iran Professional League (IPL) with 15 points from 14 matches.

The 54-year-old coach replaced interim coach Aziz Farisat.

Ghotbi has signed an 18-month contract with Foolad.

Ghotbi claimed the IPL title with Persepolis in 2008 and headed Iran national football team in 2011 AFC Asian Cup.

Ghotbi has also coached Shimizu S-Pulse of Japan, Thailand’s Buriram United and Shijiazhuang Ever Bright from China.

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