Shahrdari Zanjan F.C.

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Shahdari Zanjan Football Club is an Iranian football club based in Zanjan, Iran. They compete in the Azadegan League. Their home stadium is the 15,000 seater Kargaran Stadium. They competed in the 2010–11 Iran Football's 2nd Division.

Shahdari Zanjan
شهرداري زنجان
Full nameShahdari Zanjan Football Club
FoundedJuly 2008
GroundKargaran Stadium,
ChairmanAli Mozafari
Head CoachReza Vatankhah
League2nd Division
2009–102nd Division Group C, 4th



The club was originally known as Shahab Zanjan, competing in the Azadegan League since the 2002/03 season. In the middleof the Azadegan League 2005/06 season the club was renamed Daneshgah Azad Zanjan (Azad University Zanjan) due to change of sponsorship. In the Azadegan League 2006/07 season they were renamed again to Toseyeh Rouye Zanjan. They were once again renamed for the 2007/08 season to Kaveh Zanjan. They were again renamed Shahrdari Zanjan for the Azadegan League 2008-09 season.

Knock-out cupEdit

Kaveh Zanjan reached the 1/16 Finals of the Hazfi Cup 2007-08 season, by defeating Nirou Moharekeh Qazvin in the third round. They faced Zob Ahan in the fourth round and managed to hold the Iran Pro League club to a 1–1 draw, but were defeated 4–1 after extra time.



The table below chronicles the achievements of Shahdari Zanjan in various competitions.

Season Div. League Position Hazfi Cup Notes
2001–02 2nd Azadegan League 8th Second Round
2002–03 2nd Azadegan League 7th Second Round
2003–04 2nd Azadegan League 10th Third Round
2004–05 2nd Azadegan League 9th Third Round
2005–06 2nd Azadegan League 8th Second Round
2006–07 2nd Azadegan League 5th Second Round
2007–08 2nd Azadegan League 10th 1/16 Final
2008–09 2nd Azadegan League 14th First Round Relegated
2009–10 3rd 2nd Division 4th First Round
2010–11 3rd 2nd Division 10th/Group A Did not qualify

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