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Ricardo Sa Pinto Named Esteghlal Coach

Tasnim
22 Jun 2022, 16:37 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Ricardo Sa Pinto was named the head coach of the Iranian football club Esteghlal on Tuesday

- Sports news -

Sa Pinto replaced Farhad Majidi, who left the Blues after inspiring Esteghlal to the title in the Iranian league.

The 49-year-old coach started his coaching career in Sporting CP in 2012 and has also coached Braga, Legia Warsaw, Vasco da Gama, Gaziantep and Moreirense.

Sa Pinto has penned a one-year deal with the option of a further year.

Esteghlal had also negotiated with Alex Nouri, Jose Morais, Reza Enayati and Javad Nekounam.

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