Former Esteghlal Striker Jerkovic Joins Iran’s Siahjamegan

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Former Esteghlal striker Goran Jerkovic joined Iranian football club Siahjamegan on Wednesday.

The French footballer has joined the Mashhad-based club on a six-month contract for an undisclosed fee.

Jerkovic had joined Esteghlal in December 2011. His 91st-minute goal against Al-Rayyan in AFC Champions League helped Esteghlal earn a vital away victory. He also converted the winning penalty in 2012 Hazfi Cup Final.

Jerkovic started his playing career at French club Lyon Duchere in 2005 and joined Serbian club Zalgiris in 2010.

The 30-year-old attacker has also played in Thailand’s Buriram and Montenegrin football team Iskra Danilovgrad.

Siahjamegan lies third from bottom in the Iranian Professional League.   

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