Tasnim – ABADAN, Croatian football coach Dragan Skocic has been appointed as new head coach of Iranian football club Sanat Naft.
He has penned a one-year contract with Sanat Naft for an undisclosed fee.
Skocic replaced Portuguese coach Paulo Sergio, who left Sanat Naft in mid-May to take charge of Saudi Arabian football club Al-Taawoun, in Abadan-based football team.
Skocic, 50, started his coaching career in Rijeka in 2005 and has also worked at Iranian football clubs Malavan, Foolad and Khooneh be Khooneh.
Sanat Naft finished 9th in the Iran Professional League (IPL) last season.