Tue, 20 Apr 2021

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.

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