Ricardo Sa Pinto Named Esteghlal Coach

Ricardo Sa Pinto Named Esteghlal Coach

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Ricardo Sa Pinto was named the head coach of the Iranian football club Esteghlal on Tuesday

Sa Pinto replaced Farhad Majidi, who left the Blues after inspiring Esteghlal to the title in the Iranian league.

The 49-year-old coach started his coaching career in Sporting CP in 2012 and has also coached Braga, Legia Warsaw, Vasco da Gama, Gaziantep and Moreirense.

Sa Pinto has penned a one-year deal with the option of a further year.

Esteghlal had also negotiated with Alex Nouri, Jose Morais, Reza Enayati and Javad Nekounam.

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