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Marc Wilmots appointed Iran's football team coach

IANS  |  Tehran 

Former arrived in on Wednesday to sign a contract with the country's national team until 2022, replacing

Wilmots visited Iran's federation facilities ahead of signing the official agreement. The contract is worth $1,200,000, according to Iranian

Wilmots was a in several clubs during his career and played in four World Cups with his national team, reports news.

He will after managing the national team since 2017.

Queiroz, who is to lead the Colombian national team, qualified the Iranians for two World Cups, in 2014 and 2018, in both of which they were eliminated in the group stage.

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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 15:44 IST
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