Mehrdad Oladi Ghadikolaei joined Malavan and signed a two year contract with this club.
“I had a good time in Malavan before so I decided to re-join this club. Malavan has the best fans who respect the players. Also this team has wonderful players and experienced coaches. I hope I have good time here. I received perfect offers from other clubs but I prefer to play for Malavan because I have a great number of friends here.” Mehrdad Oladi said.
Oladi joined Malavan as a free agent. Damash, Zob Ahan and Foolad were the other sides looking to sign with him.
Mehrdad Oladi started his career at IPL giants Persepolis FC before moving to Dubai outfit Al-Shabab for one season. In August 2006 he returned to Iranian powerhouses Persepolis FC on a loan deal but moved back to Al-Shabab in March 2007. In September 2007, Oladi cancelled his contract with Al-Shabab and urgently went to the United States to deal with a family matter. He returned to the Emirates on February 2008 and signed a six month contract with Al-Shabab As of August 21, Oladi has been on trial with La Liga side, Xerez CD. He joined Malavan in the summer of 2009. He played two seasons for Malavan and moved to Persepolis in the summer of 2011.