Majid Saleh

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Majid Saleh
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Personal information
Full name Majid Saleh
Date of birth (1966-10-03) October 3, 1966 (age 50)
Place of birth Tehran, Iran
Playing position (former Midfielder)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1990 Homa
1990–1991 Bank Tejarat
1991–1992 Keshavarz
1992–1998 Saipa
1996 Pas (loan)
1999–2001 Bahman
2001–2004 Homa
National team
1987–1995 Iran U-23
1990–1996 Iran futsal
Teams managed
2011–2012 Saipa
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Majid Saleh (Persian: مجید صالح‎‎, born October 3, 1966 in Tehran, Iran) is a retired Iranian football player and current coach. He is the current assistant coach of Esteghlal.

Early life[edit]

He was born on 21 May 1965 in Tehran. His father, Mahdi was an employee of SAIPA, an Iranian auto manufacturer. He is also a member of SAIPA since 1993 and is an electronics engineer and hard ware engineer.

Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

He started his playing career in 1983 when he played for Homa F.C.. He then played for Bank Tejarat F.C. under Nasser Hejazi. In 1991 he left Bank Tejarat to play for Keshavarz F.C.. Then he played for Saipa F.C. for 4 seasons and a season in loan for Pas Tehran. Then he left Saipa in 1998 and joined to Bahman F.C. in 1999. Finally, in 2001 he returned and started playing for Homa F.C. once again. He retired on June 2004.[1]

International career[edit]

From 1985 to 1995 in youth teams, U-18 and U-23 and Tehran adult team with Ali Parvin, Parviz Dehdari, Mohammad Mayeli Kohan and two foreign coaches Stankovich and Arie Haan.[2]

Managerial career[edit]

First coaching in Saipa F.C. as assistant manager from June 2004 until June 2006 besides Bijan Zolfagharnasab. In the seventh league besides Amir Ghalenoei in Mes Kerman F.C. and immediately in Esteghlal as Ghalenoei's assistant in Hazfi Cup. In the 2008–09, 2009–10 and 2010–11 Iran Pro League, he was first assistant of Mansour Ebrahimzadeh in Zob Ahan. He was appointed as head coach of Saipa F.C. on 31 May 2011 to succeed Mohammad Mayeli Kohan but was sacked on 15 February 2012 after failed to connect with the young players of the club.[3] He was named as assistant coach of Esteghlal on 2 June 2012 after Amir Ghalenoei becomes head coach of Esteghlal for a third spell.

On April 14, 2014, Saleh was named as Carlos Queiroz's assistant coach in Iran national football team.[4] However, he left his position before the 2014 FIFA World Cup. On October 8, 2014, he became assistant coach of Malavan.

On June 21, 2015, he returned to Esteghlal as Parviz Mazloumi's first assistant coach.[5]


Team Nat From To Record
G W D L Win %
Saipa Iran 1 July 2011 15 February 2012 26 7 10 9 26.92
Total 26 7 10 9 26.92
As of 15 February 2012



Assistant Manager[edit]


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