Serbian midfielder joins Iranian club

Tehran: Serbian midfielder Marko Basara has joined Iran`s Tractor Sazi of Tabriz on a one-year contract for an undisclosed fee.

The 28-year-old midfielder joined the Iranian team Monday from Bosnian football club Radnik Bijeljina, reports Xinhua.

Also, Iran`s Esteghlal football club announced the signing of Iraqi midfielder Karrar Jassim Sunday on a one-year contract.

The 26-year-old midfielder had played for the Iranian giants in 2011-2012 season. He also played in Iranian teams of Tractor Sazi of Tabriz and Shahin of Bushehr.

Iran`s new season football season will start Wednesday with the participation of 16 teams.