Tasnim – TEHRAN, Iran’s Esteghlal legendary striker Farhad Majidi was added to the club’s coaching staff on Friday.
Majidi had previously worked with Esteghlal current coach Winfried Schaefer in Al Ahli of the UAE.
Majidi will accompany Esteghlal in its training camp in Qatar which will start on January 6.
“I selected Farhad, a man I know for a long time. We won a title in the UAE and I believe we’ll work successful in Esteghlal too. The president and I are still try to attract new players. I hope soon I’ll be able to share more positive news,” Schaefer posted on his Instagram account.
Esteghlal’s two-week training camp will likely be held at the Al-Sadd Sports Club.
The Blues will start the IPL season second half with a match against Paykan on February 3.