Nouri Khodayari

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Nouri Khodayari
Personal information
Full name Nouri Qahraman Khodayari
Date of birth 1953
Place of birth Baghdad, Iraq
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1972 Pas Ahvaz
1973–1974 Navard Ahvaz
1974–1977 Niroo Ahvaz[1]
1977–1978 F.C. Aboumoslem
National team
1973 Iran U20
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Nouri Khodayari (Arabic: نوري خضيري‎, Persian: نوری خداياری‎) is a retired IraqIranian football player. He was born in Baghdad and played for Al-Omma and Aliyat Al-Shurta (only one match scoring four goals). He was known in Iraq as Nouri Qaraman. He was a Fayli Kurd and because he did not possess a certificate of nationality he was unable to sign for Aliyat Al-Shurta (one of the best teams in Iraq in the 60s and 70s), which was why he left Iraq as he was unable to sign for any club.

Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Nouri moved to Iran in 1970, Ahvaz, the capital of Khuzestan province. He played for a number of clubs from Ahvaz and then spend a season with F.C. Aboumoslem.

National career[edit]

He was a member of Iran national under-20 football team[2] in 1973 AFC Youth Championship.

Managerial career[edit]

He has held various coaching positions(Technical Director,Head Coach,Assistant Coach) with Khuzestani club sides.