TEHRAN, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- Iran Volleyball Federation appointed Igor Kolakovic as the new head coach for the Iranian national team, Tehran Times reported on Monday.
"The federation of Iran contacted me on Dec. 30 with an official e-mail to start negotiation. They asked me to send them a short plan for a four-year period which I did," Kolakovic told Tehran Times.
Kolakovic signed a two-year contract with option to extend an additional two years. The financial aspect of the contract has not been disclosed.
The 51-year-old Montenegrin Kolakovic was the coach of Serbia over the past years, and won two silver medals in World League and one bronze, one gold and one silver at the European championship.