Ertugrul Saglam Appointed as Tractor Sazi Coach
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Former Besiktas coach Ertugrul Saglam has been named as new head coach of Iranian football team Tractor Sazi on Friday.
The 48-year-old coach has penned a deal which runs until the end of the season, with an option to extend for one year more.
Saglam replaced Yahya Golmohammadi in Tractor Sazi.
Ex-Galatasaray coach Mustafa Denizli, former Werder Bremen coach Alexander Nouri and former Turkey national team coach Kazım Ersun Yanal were among the candidates to take charge of the Tabriz-based team.
Tractor Sazi sits in 11th place on 21 points in Iran Professional League, eight points above the relegation zone.