TEHRAN – Habib Kashani has been officially appointed as director of Iran U23 football team.
The U23 football team have been without a coach since Mehdi Mahdavikia stepped down from his role in last year’s September.
Kashani has previously worked as Persepolis club general manager.
The officials of the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) had said they would appoint a new head coach but they have not fulfilled their promise yet.
Iran will have to participate at the 2024 AFC U23 Asian Cup qualification, which will act as the AFC qualifiers for the 2024 Paris Olympics men’s football tournament.
The qualification which will decide the participating teams of the 2024 AFC U23 Asian Cup, will be held from Sept. 4 to 12, 2023.
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