Mojtaba Taghavi

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Mojtaba Taghavi
Personal information
Full name Mojtaba Taghavi
Date of birth (1968-02-02) February 2, 1968 (age 49)
Place of birth Abadan, Iran
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1987–1989 Shahin
1989–1991 Saipa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–2002 Saipa
Teams managed
2004–2006 Saipa (Assistant)
2007–2008 Sanat Naft (Assistant)
2008–2009 Sanat Naft
2009–2010 Oghab
2011–2012 Saipa Shomal
2012–2013 Saipa
2014 Zob Ahan
2016 Pars Jam Bushehr
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Mojtaba Taghavi (Persian: مجتبی تقوی‎‎, born February 2, 1968 in Abadan, Iran) is a retired Iranian football player and a current coach. He is currently technical manager at Naft Masjed Soleyman.


After the dismissal of Saipa head coach Majid Saleh in February 2012, he was appointed as the club's head coach on 1 March 2012 and signed a contract until the end of upcoming seasion.[1] On 15 May 2012, Mojtaba Taghavi agreed to extend his contract with Saipa to the end of 2012–13 season. He left the team at the end of the season after finished 9th. On 1 June 2013, he signed a contract with Mes Kerman but he resigned as coach just days before the start of the new season after he was attacked by fans of his own club at a training session.[2] On 16 December 2013, he signed a contract with Zob Ahan to become the club's head coach effective from 1 January 2014. He was sacked by the club on 25 February 2014, just two months after his appointment.