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Turkish manager set to lead Iranian football team

Turkish football manager signed an with Iranian football club which competes in the Persian Gulf Pro League, according to the Iranian state media.

Details regarding the deal are yet to be released to the public.

Mustafa Denizli announced his resignation from the Turkish Spor Toto Super League team Kasımpaşa in May. The 69-year-old manager previously worked for two Iranian teams Proozi FC and Pas Teheran.

Denizli replaced Belgian manager Georges Leekens in Tractor Sazi. The Persian team did not qualify for the 2020 AFC Champions League under Leeken's management.

Tractor Sazi also signed a contract with Turkish manager Ertugrul Sağlam in 2018, but later parted ways with the team later that year.

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