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Alireza Marzban (Persian: علیرضا مرزبان‎; born 26 May 1958 in Azna) is an Iranian football manager. He is currently manager of Naft Masjed Soleyman in Persian Gulf Pro League.

Alireza Marzban
Alireza Marzban in press conference before Padideh-Esteghlal match.jpg
Marzban as head coach of Padideh in 2014
Personal information
Date of birth (1958-05-26) 26 May 1958 (age 60)
Place of birth Azna, Lorestan , Iran
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Club information
Current team
Naft Masjed Soleyman (manager)
Teams managed
Years Team
2000–2001 1.FC Eschborn (assistant)
2001–2004 1.FC Eschborn
2005–2006 KSV Baunatal
2007–2008 Persepolis (assistant)
2008–2009 DAC Dunajská Streda (assistant)
2009–2010 Steel Azin (assistant)
2010–2011 Montenegro (assistant)
2011–2012 Sepahan (assistant)
2013–2014 Padideh (assistant)
2014–2015 Padideh
2015–2016 Paykan
2016–2017 Khoneh Be Khoneh
2017 Siah Jamegan
2017–2018 Shahrdari Mahshahr
2018– Naft Masjed Soleyman

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Early lifeEdit

He was born on 26 May 1958 in Azna from an Iranian father and an Iranian mother. He was moved to Germany in 1995 to study in a university in Munich.

Coaching careerEdit

After graduating from university, he began working at 1.FC Eschborn as a chief scout. Two years later, he became the team's assistant coach and was promoted as the team manager in 2001, a post he kept until 2004. In July 2005, he was appointed as the manager of KSV Baunatal but was sacked at the end of the season. After Afshin Ghotbi appointed as head coach of Persepolis, he was named as one of his assistants, alongside he worked as fitness trainer at the club. After resignation of Ghotbi, he left the team to become DAC Dunajská Streda's assistant coach. He also works with Hamid Estili as his assistant in Steel Azin. He was Montenegro national football team's assistant to Zlatko Kranjčar from 2009 until 2010. After Kranjčar became head coach of Sepahan in November 2011, he was named as his first team coach. He left the team after a series of problems with the management in December 2012. He has worked in IRIB's Varzesh channel as a football analyst. On 15 August 2013, he became assistant coach of Akbar Misaghian at Azadegan League side Padideh Shandiz. After Misaghian resigned despite promoting Padideh to the Iran Pro League, Marzban was named as his successor.[1]

StatisticsEdit

Nat Team From To Record
G W D L Win % GF GA +/-
  1.FC Eschborn December 2001 June 2004 32 15 7 10 046.88 34 24 +10
  KSV Baunatal July 2005 July 2006 21 8 1 12 038.10 18 19 –1
  Padideh June 2014 June 2015 34 9 16 9 026.47 37 37 0
  Paykan July 2015 May 2016 38 18 16 4 047.37 50 29 +21
  Khoneh Be Khoneh July 2016 January 2017 19 8 7 4 042.11 25 14 +11
  Meshki Pooshan October 2017 December 2017 4 0 1 3 000.00 1 4 –3
  Naft Masjed Soleyman September 2018 Present 9 3 3 3 033.33 8 9 –1

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