US sanctions on Iran delayed the signing of the contract, with Marc Wilmots as the new coach for the Iranian soccer team, the Iranian Federation (FFI) announced on Thursday.
"We are in the final phase of the negotiations, but the contract is not yet signed, there are still some details to clarify," said FFI Secretary-General Ibrahim Schakuri.
These details were not specified but would be related to the sanctions. "Our political and economic situation today is a bit different from that of other countries," Ishak said, according to Schakuri.
As part of the sanctions, international bank transfers can not be made from Iran, which could have an impact on how Wilmots' salary (estimated at 4 million euros by the end of 2022) will be paid. paid out.