Alidoosti Sacked as Head Coach of Iran U-17 Football Team

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran Football Federation has sacked Hamid Alidoosti as head coach of the country’s Under-17 team.

Alidoosti Sacked as Head Coach of Iran U-17 Football Team

Abbas Chamanian has been named as the team’s interim coach.

Alidoosti was appointed as the head coach in December 2014.

He played for the Iranian club Homa FC for most of his career, and also appeared with FSV Salmrohr in Germany.

The Iranian team is preparing for the 2016 AFC Championship which will be held in India from September 15 to October 2.

The tournament acts as the AFC qualifiers for the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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