Tehran Times - Abdollah Veisi was named as Foolad head coach on Tuesday.
Veisi replaced Javad Nekounam in the Ahvaz-based football club.
Under leadership of Nekounam, Foolad won Hazfi Cup title in 2020/21 season and qualified for the 2022 AFC Champions League for the second successive year.
Veisi has most recently coached First Division team Kheybar Khorramabad.
The 50-year-old inspired Esteghlal Khuzestan to their first-ever title in Iran league in 2015.
Veisi, a former player of Foolad, has also worked as assistant coach in the club in 2007.
He has also worked as head coach in Paykan, Saba and Sepahan.