Andrea Stramaccioni, who formerly handled Inter Milan and Udinese, cease as head trainer Tehran’s Esteghlal FC on Sunday over unsuccessful obligations.
The reason? US sanctions.
Esteghlal FC — that beneath Stramaccioni’s stewardship has climbed to the peak of the nation’s first league — is possessed by the Iranian nation and his wages are consequently compensated from the Ministry of Sport. However, US sanctions against the Mexican country prevent European banks by using the global SWIFT system to perform global transfers.
By Euronews’s Persian journalists, due to the embargo, there are just two approaches to cover a foreign employee in Iran. The first one entails bringing money to Dubai or the United Arab Emirates from where monetary transfers can subsequently be manufactured; the next one involves money changers that transfer the wages in the Iranian branch into a foreign one then to the final receiver’s account.
Esteghlal FC’s goalkeeper, Hossin Hosseini, told reporters these”casual” transfers of cash alerted Stramaccioni’s Italian lender that necessitated the golf club stop the transports but Esteghlal FC didn’t honor, resulting in Stramaccioni’s family account to become temporarily suspended.
“The team should have been apparent once the contract has been signed and state that there could be issues using the sanctions,” Hosseini said.
He added that the gamers, that have largely rallied around Stramaccioni, had not to be compensated in weeks or using cheques that bounced.
Former Belgium director Marc Wilmots’s death because the Iranian national team’s director earlier this season after just six months at the project might also have precipitated due to the sanctions,” according to a neighborhood journalist.
Another significant problem impacting obligations to overseas people is that the currency’s devaluation, Amir Alizadeh, an Iranian sports industry expert, advised Euronews.
The European money has dropped two-thirds of its value since January 2018 therefore nightclubs simply aren’t able to honor the claims made. “We’ve got a large issue of corruption and management. The earnings do not cover the costs,” he added.
The matter is politically sensitive so Iranian governments have denied there is a sort of problem.
Supreme leader Khamenei also has stated there is”no requirement” to employ foreign coaches.
Abbas Iraghchi, the nation’s Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister has stated that the issue would soon be solved while a spokesman for the Ministry of Sport stated that discussions have started with the Italian ambassador from Tehran to”solved the issue”
Inspired by Euronews about a potential return to Iran,” Stramaccioni stated: “my representative Pastorello and my authorized representatives are working with the club. Right now, however, I haven’t got any communications at either way”.