Ex-Iran midfielder Hamid Estili has been nominated to take charge of Naft Tehran.
Estili is mostly remembered for his memorable goal and goal celebration against the U.S. at the 1998 FIFA World Cup.
He has already coached Steel Azin, Persepolis and Rah Ahan football teams.
Former Foolad coach Dragan Skocic also is a candidate to coach the Tehran-based football team.
Former Persepolis and Iran attacking midfielder Ali Karimi had reportedly reached an initial agreement with Naft Tehran.
Naft Tehran parted company with Ali Daei at the end of the last Season. Naft Tehran finished in ninth place under coaching of Daei.
The former Bayern Munich striker also led Naft Tehran to Iran’s Hazfi Cup title.