Persepolis striker Shahab Zahedi joins Iceland’s IBV

July 17, 2017

The Iranian striker Shahab Zahedi has joined Íþróttabandalag Vestmannaeyja, known as ÍBV, on loan from Persepolis on Monday.

He is the first Iranian player to play in Icelandic Championships.

Zahedi has penned a one-year contract with the Icelandic club for an undisclosed fee.

Zahedi started his playing career as a member of the Persepolis Youth Academy since in 2013.  He played for Persepolis in AFC Vision Asia U-21 Tehran Premier League. He had also experience with Paykan and Moghavemat Tehran academies.

He made his debut for Persepolis in a Hazfi Cup match and made his professional debut for the club in 1–0 loss against Saipa.

Íþróttabandalag Vestmannaeyja, known as ÍBV, is an Icelandic sports club from Vestmannaeyjar off the south coast of Iceland.

 It has both women's and men's teams competing in various sports, but is most known for the men's football team.

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