TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) -Iran’s retired international football referee and former representative of the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) in the Persian Gulf Pro League, Mostafa Hekmat Shoar, has died of heart attack.
Haider Soleimani, a veteran Iranian football referrer and one of close friends of the deceased, said Hekmat Shoar passed away at his home in the Iranian capital city of Tehran on Thursday.
Hekmat Shaor, who was living alone, had been suffering from Parkinson's disease over the past few years.
He was famous for strictly carrying out official duties at the highest level of Iran’s football league system.
Hekmat Shaor was laid to rest at Behesht-e Zahra, Iran’s largest cemetery located in southern Tehran, on Friday.