Nasrollah Abdollahi

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Nasrollah Abdollahi
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Personal information
Full name Nasrollah Abdollahi
Date of birth (1951-09-02) September 2, 1951 (age 63)
Place of birth Ahvaz, Iran
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender (retired)
Youth career
1960-1965 Guard
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965-1970 Guard
1970-1974 Taj
1974-1976 Rah Ahan
1976-1985 Shahbaz/Shahin
National team
1976–1980 Iran 39 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Nasrollah Abdollahi (Persian: نصرالله عبداللهی ‎, born September 2, 1951 in Ahvaz, Iran) is an Iranian football coach and former player.

Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Abdollahi played for Guard F.C. before he changed to Taj SC. There he could win the Iranian league in 1971 as well as the second place in 1974.

After playing for Rah Ahan F.C. for two years he joined Shahbaz F.C., where he played many successful years reaching the third place in the Iranian league in 1976/77 and winning the Tehran Cup in 1981.

International career[edit]

Abdollahi participated in 1976 Olympics in Montreal, when Iran reached the quarterfinals. He also played all three matches of Team Melli at the 1978 World Cup.[1] Abdollahi was capped 39 times for the Iranian national team between 1976 and 1980; he won the 1976 Asian Cup in Iran and captained the team to third place in the 1980 Asian Cup in Kuwait.

Coaching career[edit]

For a brief period during Nasser Hejazi's time as Esteghlal F.C. manager, Abdollahi was the assistant manager.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nasrollah AbdollahiFIFA competition record