Iranian football federation has announced the appointment of the Belgian , Bart Caubergh as Physical Trainer or Team Melli.
The 28-year-old ext- Al Jazira coach has replaced Mithe departed Irishman Mick McDormott, who left the team in July to join Dubai club in the UAE. Bart Caubergh began his coaching career in 2010 for Belgian football team KRC Genk, before joining Emirati club Al Jazira in 2011.
Team Melli is currently in Hungary where Bart Caubergh has already joined the squad for his first assignment. The Iranian football team., under coach Carlos Queiroz , is intensively training for their upcoming matches , which includes a friendly where Team Melli will face Tunisia in a match on August 15 in Kecskemet, Hungary in preparation fpr the crucial meet with Lebanon on September 11th in Beirut.
All the selected players are now in camp , including Omid nazari and Ghoochannejad , the two rookies of the team.
Iran has been grouped with South Korea, Uzbekistan, Lebanon and Qatar in the competition.