Edson Tavares Named Sanat Naft Coach

Edson Tavares Named Sanat Naft Coach

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Brazilian coach Edson Tavares was named head coach of Sanat Naft football club of Iran.

The 66-year-old coach previously worked as the head coach of Sepahan in 2005.

Sanat Naft parted company with Firouz Karimi in mid-November.

Tavares has coached Al-Hilal, FC Fribourg, Shenzhen and Al-Salmiya as well.

Ex-Iran coach Dragan Skocic, former Esteghlal trainer Winfried Schafer and Alireza Mansourian were also among the candidates to take charge of the team.

Sanat Naft sits 16th in the Iran Professional League table with six points out of 11 matches.

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