Majid Jalali parts company with Paykan

December 11, 2018 - 15:50

TEHRAN – Majid Jalali left the Iranian top-flight football team Paykan by mutual consent on Tuesday.

The experienced coach was forced to step down following the poor results in Iran Professional League (IPL) in the recent weeks.

Under leadership of Jalali, Paykan suffered six successive defeat in IPL. Most recently, the Tehran based football team suffered a 1-0 home defeat to Nassaji.

On the official Paykan site, Jalali was praised for his work in the club.

“We would like to thank Majid jalali for his effort and dedication over the past two years, and wish him the very best of luck with his future endeavors,” read the statement by the club.

Paykan sit eighth in the IPL 16-team with 16 points, 14 point adrift of IPL leaders Sepahan.

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