Jorge Fossati to Replace Carlos Queiroz in Team Melli: Report

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Uruguayan coach Jorge Fossati will reportedly replace Carlos Queiroz in Iran national football team.

Jorge Fossati to Replace Carlos Queiroz in Team Melli: Report

According to gol.caracoltv.com, Queiroz will leave Team Melli after the 2019 AFC Asian Cup to take charge of Colombia and Iran is going to sign Fossati as the Portuguese’s successor.

The former Uruguayan footballer and coach has most recently coached Qatar national football team.

The 66-year-old coach started his coaching career at River Plate Montevideo in 1993 and has also led Al-Sadd, LDU Quito, Cerro Porteño, Peñarol and Al Rayyan.

Carlos Queiroz had been already linked with a move to South Africa, Egypt, Mexico, and Algeria but has stayed in Iran.

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