Mostafa Mokri

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Mostafa Mokri
Personal information
Full name Mostafa Mokri
Date of birth December 6, 1921
Place of birth Tehran, Iran
Date of death January 3, 2005(2005-01-03) (aged 83)[1]
Place of death Tehran, Iran
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1940–1944 Toufan[1]
National team
1944 Tehran XI[1]
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Mostafa Mokri (Persian: مصطفی مکری‎; December 6, 1921 – January 3, 2005) is a retired Iranian footballer. He served most of his career at Toufan. He was also former chairman of IRIFF and Persepolis.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Mokri joined Toufan in 1940, when Hossein Sadaghiani was a member of the team. Those years, they had a huge contest with Daraei for Tehran League championship. He won Tehran League in 1944 and was called up for Tehran XI team.[1]

Chairmaning career[edit]

Iran football federation[edit]

Mokri became chairman of Iran football federation twice.[2] He made a good contribution and caused a revolution in Iranian football system in his chairmaning career.[1] The first period was between 1958 and 1960, which he established "Iranian Regional cup" _The very first football league consisting teams from different parts of Iran_ in that. in the second period, between 1967 and 1972, Iran national football team won Asian Cup twice. Masoud Boroumand was his deputy during this time.[1]

Persepolis F.C.[edit]

Mokri was selected as chairman of Persepolis F.C. by Ali Abdeh in 1975, and remained at the post until Iranian Islamic Revolution in 1979.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Mokri retired from football in 1944. He went to France and graduated in physical education. Then he married a French woman. His wife died in 1993.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Afshar, Ebrahim. مصطفی مکری; نوه سردار قاجار (in Persian). Etemad Newspaper. Retrieved 2009-03-27.
  2. ^ تاریخچه فوتبال ایران (in Persian). Football association of Iranian club. Retrieved 2009-03-27.
  3. ^ انصاریفرد رکورد دار مدیر عاملی پرسپولیس (in Persian). Farda News. Retrieved 2009-03-27.
Business positions
Preceded by
Ali Abdo
Persepolis chairman
1975–1979
Succeeded by
Abbas Vakil