Tasnim – TABRIZ, Yahya Golmohammadi was named as new head coach of Tractor Sazi football team on Wednesday.
The 46-year-old coach has signed a one-year contract with the Tabriz-based team.
He started his coaching career at Saba in 2008 and led them to a third-place finish behind Persepolis and Sepahan, which is the best result for Saba in Iran Professional League in the club’s history.
Golmohammadi, who has played most of his professional career for Persepolis, has also coached Naft Tehran, Persepolis and Zob Ahan.
Zob Ahan won Iran’s Hazfi Cup twice under leadership of Golmohammadi.
He replaced Amir Ghalenoei, who parted company with the team at the end of the season.
Abdollah Viesi, Faraz Kamalvand, Javad Nekounam and Rasoul Khatibi also were candidates to take charge of the team.