Tasnim – Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic and Esteghlal coach Winfried Schaefer have moved up in the latest World Coach Rankings.
Ivankovic has ascended two places to 162nd in the rankings.
Schaefer also has climbed one spot to 219th.
The two coaches will meet together on Saturday in Tehran derby.
Persepolis sits top of the Iran Professional League table under guidance of its Croat coach, while Esteghlal is going to end title drought after several years under tutelage of its German coach.