Afshin Peyrovani

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Afshin Peyravani
Iran vs. India - 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification, Afshin Peyrovani.jpg
Personal information
Full name Mohammad Ali Peyravani
Date of birth (1970-02-06) 6 February 1970 (age 46)
Place of birth Shiraz, Iran
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1986–1987 Bargh Shiraz
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1990 Bargh Shiraz
1990–1993 Bank Tejarat
1993–2004 Persepolis 209 (14)
2004–2005 Paykan 17 (0)
National team
1993–2002 Iran 66 (0)
Teams managed
2008–2009 Persepolis
2010 Steel Azin
2010 Steel Azin
2012–2013 Sang Ahan

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


Mohammad Ali "Afshin" Peyravani (Persian: افشين پيروانى‎‎, born 6 February 1970 in Shiraz, Iran) is a retired Iranian footballer and a football coach. He is the younger brother of Gholam Peyrovani and elder brother of Amir Hossein Peyrovani.

Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Peyrovani was a product of the Persepolis youth academy. On 1 August 1993 he was signed by the first team where he spent 10 years of his playing career making over 200 appearances. On 29 August 2004 he moved to Paykan Tehran F.C. on a one-year deal. Peyrovani ended his career at the end of the IPL 2004/05 season.[1]

Club career statistics[edit]

As of 3 June 2010
Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Iran League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
2001–02 Persepolis Persian Gulf Cup 1 - -
2002–03 23 1 0
2003–04 20 2 - -
2004–05 Paykan 17 0 - -
Total Iran 4 0
Career total 4 0

International career[edit]

He has 66 caps for the Iran national football team and was a participant at the 1998 FIFA World Cup.[2][3]

Coaching career[edit]

After the departure of Afshin Ghotbi in November 2008 he was appointed as the head coach of Persepolis F.C. and was replaced and became the assistant coach of Nelo Vingada in mid February 2009 and a month later he was sacked totally by the chairman. He replaced Hamid Estili as the head coach of Steel Azin on 19 April 2010 and later on for the season after he was again appointed as the head coach of the team again which after poor results he resigned. On 6 November 2012, he was appointed as head coach of Azadegan League side, Sang Ahan Bafq.

Peyrovani in 2014
As of 11 December 2010
Nat Team From To Record
G W D L Win % GF GA +/-
Iran Persepolis 18 November 2008 16 February 2009 12 7 3 2 58.3% 20 10 +10
Iran Steel Azin 14 October 2010 23 November 2010 8 2 2 4 25% 7 17 −10
Total 20 9 5 6 45% 27 27 0

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Peyrovani moves to Paykan". persianfootball.com. Archived from the original on 30 April 2007. Retrieved 10 April 2007. [dead link]
  2. ^ Afshin Peyrovani at National-Football-Teams.com
  3. ^ FIFA statistics

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