Tasnim – Esteghlal football team defender Siavash Yazdani has been ruled out for six weeks.
Yazdani has suffered a hamstring injury.
He will be eligible in late December.
Esteghlal defender Mohammad Naderi has also tested positive for Covid-19.
Yazdani and Naderi will be absent in the match against Foolad in Matchweek 2 of Iran Professional League (IPL) on Friday.