May 27, 2024
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119 views – TEHRAN, The Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has appointed Hossein Abdi as head coach of the country’s under-20 football team.

Mehdi Taj, the head of the FFIRI, announced in a TV interview on Thursday that Abdi has been selected to coach the Iran national under-20 football team following consultations.

In April, 2022, Abdi was appointed as head coach of Iran’s U17 football team.

Yahya Golmohammadi is a veteran footballer and coach, who is one of only eleven Iranians to score in a World Cup and he is the oldest player to score on his first World Cup start, doing so for Iran in 2006 against Mexico.