Ghayeghran played most of his club career for Malavan Anzali FC. In 1990 he signed for Al-Ittihad of Qatar and briefly played in Qatar league before returning back to Malavan, helping the club win the Hazfi Cup and participate in the Asian Club Championship. In 1993 he moved to the big spending team of the time Keshavarz FC, where he was also a coach.
Ghayeghran moved to second division team Masoud Hormozgan where he coached once again. In 1997 and 1998 Ghayeghran stated numerous times that he would like to be involved with Malavan again, either as a coach or player.
In February 1986 he made his debut for the national team against Pakistan. In 1987 Ghayeghran became the national team captain, after most of the already established national team members who had participated in the Asian tournaments from 1984 to 1986 resigned from playing (these included top stars such as Nasser Mohammadkhani, Hamid Alidoosti, Shahrokh Bayani)
In 1988 thanks to Ghayeghran's leadership an under prepared and inexperienced Iran side finished third in the Asian Cup tournament. He and Mehdi Fonoonizadeh came out as the two players with their trademark long-range shots, which usually compensated for Iran's shortage in the area of teamwork. Two years later the team became the 1990 Asian Games champions, where Ghayeghran scored one of the most memorable goals in Iranian football history against South Korea.
He finished his international career with 40 caps and 6 goals.
On March 26, 1998 Ghayeghran was involved in a car accident , while driving towards Tehran during
Nowrooz vacation with some family members. This reulted in targic death of Ghayegranaand his young son.
Ghayeghran's love of football began early, playing...[Read more]