Wilmots is the successor of the Portuguese Carlos Queiroz, who in January resigned after the elimination by Japan (0-3) in the semi-finals of the Asia Cup. Queiroz was eight years old coach of Iran and with the team active on the world cup 2014 (Brazil) and 2018 (Russia). Wilmots was the national coach of Belgium between 2012 and 2016, but after a disappointing european CHAMPIONSHIPS in France dismissed. The former midfielder of Standard and Schalke 04, was then coach of the Ivory coast. After half a year, he was all the way in Africa, when he's ‘les Éléphants’ not for the world cup in Russia knew how to lead.
Leekens trains there is already a football club, now also attracts Wilmots to Iran to coach to be
Foreign soccer Marc Wilmots is the new coach of Iran. That the president of the Iranian football federation, Mehdi Taj confirmed. Wilmots (50) will this week in
15 May 2019 Wednesday 11:01
Foreign soccer Marc Wilmots is the new coach of Iran. That the president of the Iranian football federation, Mehdi Taj confirmed. Wilmots (50) will this week in Tehran are sign a contract. Noteworthy: Georges Leekens (69), the former Belgian national coach that is followed by Wilmots, is also currently at work in Iran. Leekens will train the football club Tractor Sazi.