Then Morocco's coach Herve Renard looks on before the Russia 2018 World Cup Group B football match between Spain and Morocco at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 25, 2018. (ATTILA KISBENEDEK / AFP)
TEHRAN - French coach Herve Renard has reached an agreement with Iran Football Federation to take the reins of the Iranian national soccer team, Tehran Times daily reported Thursday.
A source close to Iran Football Federation was quoted as saying that the 50-year-old French coach, who had been managing the Morocco national team since February 2016, would be introduced as new coach of Iran.
Iran did not extend the contract with Portuguese coach Carlos Queiroz in late January after failing to claim the AFC Asian Cup title in UAE.
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