Indian Tremendous League (ISL) facet Chennaiyin FC on Wednesday signed tall Iranian defender Vafa Hakhamaneshi for the upcoming season.
The 6’6″ tall participant’s newest stint was with Thai membership, Ratchaburi Mitr Phol FC, the place he made three appearances within the AFC Champions League.
Hakhamaneshi has turned out for a number of golf equipment within the Persian Gulf Professional League which is the first-tier league in Iran. He made 59 appearances, turning out for golf equipment similar to Naft Tehran, Tractor FC, and Sanat Naft. The Iranian even received the Persian Gulf Professional League with Foolad FC in 2013-14.
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“Vafa Hakhamaneshi is a towering addition to our squad. Having performed within the Iranian first-tier league and the AFC Champions League, he’ll concentrate on the challenges that lie forward of us,” mentioned Chennaiyin FC co-owner, Vita Dani.
The centre-back has additionally performed 60 video games within the Iranian second tier for Khooneh Be Khooneh and Fajr Sepasi.
“I really feel proud to hitch the crew to symbolize Chennai. I’ll battle with all my may for the pleasure of town and the individuals,” Hakhamaneshi mentioned after becoming a member of Chennaiyin FC.