TEHRAN, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- Shahabeddin Azizi-Khadem on Sunday was elected as the new president of the Iran Football Federation for the next four years.
"A new chapter has begun for Iranian football. I hope I can adopt a modern approach for a more proper administration of the sport," said Azizi-Khadem on Sunday.
The Iranian leagues and provincial grassroots football will be among his top priorities, he was quoted as saying by Tehran Times daily.
Azizi-Kadem, 43, was a member of the federation's presiding board from 2011-2016.