Date of birth
20 February 1969
Place of birth
1.81 m (6 ft)
Iran U-23 (head coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Mohammad Khakpour ( Persian: محمد خاکپور, born February 20, 1969 in Tehran) is a retired Iranian football player, coach and the current head coach of Iran national under-23 football team.
Playing career [ edit ]
Khakpour played for a few clubs, including
Persepolis FC, Pas Tehran, Vanspor, Geylang United and MetroStars (United States). He played for the Iran national football team and was a participant at the 1998 FIFA World Cup.
After his season long stay at
MetroStars, he resided in California where he decided to start a football club, known as MK Soccer Club.
Coaching career [ edit ]
He has a national "A" coaching license. In early August 2006, Khakpour signed as
Foolad's assistant coach under Mohammad Mayeli Kohan for the 2006–07 Iran Pro League season, but left the club after Mayeli Kohan's departure from Foolad.
He was appointed as the head coach of
Steel Azin on 1 December 2010. He resigned from his post on 3 March 2011. Khakpour was Iran national under-23 football team's technical manager before being appointed as team head coach on 16 December 2014.
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