Tehran Times - Vahid Amiri was honored last night with the Best Player of the Year award after his sensational year with Persepolis in Iran Professional League (IPL).
The 30-year-old midfielder also represented Iran in three matches of Group B against Morocco, Spain and Portugal in the 2018 World Cup.
Amiri, who joined Turkey’s Trabzonspor on Saturday, helped Persepolis win IPL back-to-back titles.
Persepolis were named the best team of the year after the Reds won the title with three weeks remaining.
Branko Ivankovic was named as the best coach of the year after leading Persepolis to back-to-back title.
Ali Alipour, Persepolis striker, took the best goalscorer of the year award with 19 goals.
Persepolis captain Jalal Hosseini won the best defender of the year prize.
Persepolis goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand won the best goalkeeper of the year award.
Omid Ebrahimi was chosen as the best midfielder of the year after an astonishing year with Esteghlal.
Esteghlal midfielder Server Djeparov won the best assist provider of the year.
Paykan defender Mehdi Shiri won the fair play award of the year.
Bijan Heydari was named the best referee of the year.