Iranian-American Afshin Ghotbi talks to his Shijiazhuang players during a training session. Photos: SJZ Iranian-American Afshin Ghotbi talks to his Shijiazhuang players during a training session. Photos: SJZ
Iranian-American Afshin Ghotbi talks to his Shijiazhuang players during a training session. Photos: SJZ

Iran’s Afshin Ghotbi says Chinese football can be world-class as he prepares Shijiazhuang for Super League start

  • The 56-year-old was part of Guus Hiddink’s coaching team who took South Korea to the 2002 World Cup semi-finals
  • Much-travelled Ghotbi says he is fascinated by Chinese culture and its people and is in his second stint as Shijiazhuang coach

Topic |   Chinese Super League
Iranian-American Afshin Ghotbi talks to his Shijiazhuang players during a training session. Photos: SJZ Iranian-American Afshin Ghotbi talks to his Shijiazhuang players during a training session. Photos: SJZ
Iranian-American Afshin Ghotbi talks to his Shijiazhuang players during a training session. Photos: SJZ
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