Tehran, Jan 26, IRNA - Spokesman of Football Federation, Mehdi Taj, said in Tehran Saturday that Javier Clemente Lasaro, new head coach of Iran's National Football Team, will arrive in Tehran on January 30.
"He will be in Tehran on January 30 to observe the Iranian side taking on Costa Rica and probably will stay for Iran versus Syria," Taj said in reference to Iran's preliminary match for the 2010 South Africa World Cup.
Taj reiterated that Clemente would start his work officially as soon as he arrives in Tehran.
In related developments, Head of Football Federation, Ali Kaffashian, said on Thursday that Clemente, along with his two assistants will arrive in Tehran within a week.
He told IRNA, "The agreement with Clemente has been finalized and the new head coach of Iranian National Football Team will arrive on January 30 or 31."
Kaffashian added that Clemente has signed a three-year contract with the football federation through to 2011.
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