Australian Defender Antony Golec

Iran’s Persepolis signs Antony Golec

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian football club Persepolis has completed the signing of Croatian-Australian defender Antony Golec on Wednesday.

The 26-year-old left back has joined Persepolis on two-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

“I am so glad to join Persepolis. I don’t feel homesick here and I feel I have been here for a long time. Persepolis fans are amazing and I have never had such an experience in my life,” Golec said.

Last season, Persepolis became runner-up in Iran Professional League. The Reds will represent Iran in the next season’s AFC Champions League.

Golec was a member of the inaugural Sydney FC National Youth League squad in 2008-09.

On 25 October 2008, Golec made his debut for Sydney FC against Melbourne Victory.

He has also played for Adelaide United, Perth Glory and Sydney United.

In 2009 Golec made his international debut for the Australian U-20 team in Argentina, Playing full games against Uruguay and USA. Golec was also part of the 30-man squad in the lead up to the 2009 FIFA Under 20’s World Cup in Egypt.

By Tasnim News Agency