Akbar Misaghian (Persian: اکبر میثاقیان‎, born May 21, 1953) is a retired Iranian football player and a current coach. After retirement, he managed several clubs most notably F.C. Aboumoslem.

Akbar Misaghian
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Personal information
Full name Akbar Misaghian
Date of birth (1953-05-21) May 21, 1953 (age 66)
Place of birth Gonbade Kavous, Iran
Playing position Defender (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1970 Deihim Tehran
1971–1973 Bootan Tehran
1973–1976 Aboumoslem
1976–1978 Malavan
1979–1982 Esteghlal
1982–1991 Aboumoslem
National team
1973 Iran
Teams managed
1995–1999 Aboumoslem
1999–2002 Payam
2002–2004 Shamoushak
2004–2006 Aboumoslem
2006–2008 Rah Ahan
2008–2009 Esteghlal Ahvaz
2009–2010 Shahrdari Tabriz
2011 Shahin Bushehr
2011–2013 Aluminium Hormozgan
2013–2014 Padideh
2014–2015 Mes Kerman
2015–2016 Khooneh Be Khooneh
2016 Mes Kerman (interim)
2016 Baderan
2017 Siah Jamegan
2018 Arvand
2018–2019 Khooneh be Khooneh
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing careerEdit

Club careerEdit

He started his playing career in 1971 when he played for Bootan Tehran while working for Bootan Gas Company. He then moved to Mashhad and played for Aboumoslem. In 1976, he left Mashhad for Bandar Anzali to play for Malavan for two seasons. Then he played for Esteghlal for three seasons and finally in 1982 he returned to Mashhad and started playing for Aboumoslem once again.

International careerEdit

In 1973 Misaghian was called up to the Iran national football team selection camp, however failed to impress enough to maintain a place in the squad.

Personal lifeEdit

Akbar Misaghian is the father of Mes Kerman player Behtash Misaghian.

HonoursEdit

ManagerEdit

Aboumoslem
Payam Mashhad
Shamoushak
Shahrdari Tabriz
Aluminium Hormozgan
Padideh
Mes Kerman

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