Former Bayern Munich Midfielder Karimi Appointed Naft Tehran Coach
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Former Bayern Munich and Persepolis midfielder Ali Karimi has been named as new head coach of Naft Tehran.
Karimi has penned a one-year contract with the Iranian football team.
He replaced Ali Daei, who was appointed Saipa coach last month.
Karimi will head Naft Tehran in the match against Persepolis in Iran’s Super Cup scheduled for July 21.
It will be Ali Karimi’s first experience in coaching career as he has worked as Carlos Queiroz’s assistant in Team Melli.
Former Persepolis coaches Hamid Estili and Afshin Peyrovani were also candidates to take charge of Naft Tehran.