Former Germany coach Dirk Bauermann has been appointed as new head coach of Iran’s national basketball team on Monday.
The 61-year-old coach penned a three-month contract with the Iranian team.
Bauermann will lead Iran in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship, which takes place in China from September 23 to October 3.
If the team can qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games, the Iranian federation will extend Bauermann’s contract until the 2016 Olympic Games.
Bauermann coached the German national side from 2003 to 2011.
He has also led Bayer Leverkusen, Bayern Munich and Poland national basketball team.
Source: Tasnim News Agency