Faraz Kamalvand

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Faraz Kamalvand
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Personal information
Full name Faraz Kamalvand
Date of birth (1975-07-27) July 27, 1975 (age 41)
Place of birth Khorramabad, Iran
Club information
Current team
Sanat Naft(Manager)
Teams managed
Years Team
1996–2002 Pas B
2002–2003 Esteghlal Ahvaz (Assistant)
2005 Payam Mashhad
2006–2007 Shirin Faraz
2007–2008 Sanaye Arak
2008 Sorkhpooshan Delvar Afzar
2008–2011 Tractor Sazi
2011–2012 Pas Hamedan
2012–2013 Shahrdari Tabriz
2014–2017 Gostaresh
2017– Sanat Naft

Faraz Kamalvand (Persian: فراز کمالوند‎‎, born 27 July 1975) is a professional football coach who was head coach of Gostaresh in Iran Pro League.

Early life[edit]

He was born on 27 July 1975 in Khoramabad,[1] Iran and is from Lorestan. From 1998 to 2001, He worked for Abrarvarzesh Newspaper and was a sport journalist. He learned coaching with Firouz Karimi. Karimi nominated him to PAS Tehran chairman, Hamid Malahi as club's Under-19 team. With PAS, he won club's first under-19 championship. He was Assistant manager of Esteghlal Ahvaz along with Karimi in 2002.

Coaching career[edit]

Kamalvand is youngest head coach history of Iran Pro League[2] He became famous after coaching Shirin Faraz and promoting to Persian Gulf Cup in 2006-07 season. He was appointed as the Tractor Sazi manager in summer 2008. Tractor Sazi won 2008–09 Azadegan League and promoted to Iran Pro League with Kamalvand after eight years. The best title of Tractor Sazi under his coaching was fifth in 2010-11 Persian Gulf Cup. It's also Tractor sazi's favorite coach, so the fans of the Tractor F.C. named him Kamal Pasha (Azerbaijani: Kamal Paşa) and Faraz Kamalvand very loveable between Azerbaijani people[3] On June 2011, Kamalvand's Contract was expired and Amir Ghalenoei was appointed as Tractor Sazi's coach on 13 June 2011.[4] He was named as PAS Hamedan F.C.'s new head coach on 18 June 2011.[5] He was resigned on 18 January 2012 after some bad results and was appointed as new head coach of Shahrdari Tabriz on 14 June 2012 and led the club to promotion to the Iran Pro League but their promotion was revoked due to match-fixing scandal and Kamalvand was banned for two years from football careers in Iranian leagues.

On 4 October 2014, Kamalvand officially took over as the head coach of Gostaresh.

Statistics[edit]

As of 4 May 2017
Nat Team From To Record
G W D L Win % GF GA +/-
Iran Shirin Faraz July 2006 July 2007 23 12 7 4 52% 30 13 +17
Iran Tractor Sazi July 2008 July 2011 94 42 32 20 41% 128 92 +36
Iran PAS Hamedan July 2011 January 2012 13 5 5 3 37% 16 14 +2
Iran Shahrdari Tabriz June 2012 April 2013 27 13 8 5 48% 33 20 +13
Iran Gostaresh October 2014 May 2017 84 25 34 25 29.7% 100 86 +14
Iran Sanat Naft May 2017 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0
Total 203 84 74 44 42.3% 260 174 +85

Honours[edit]

Shirin Faraz
Tractor Sazi

References[edit]