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Maradona dismissed by Fujairah after missing direct promotion

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Diego Maradona on Friday evening, dismissed by Fujairah SC from the United Arab Emirates. The Argentine coach was a few hours after missing out on direct promotion to the UAE Pro League are suspended.

Maradona went a year ago to work in Fujairah, which is released at the second level, in the United Arab Emirates. The 57-year-old Argentinian had the club back to the top division.

Fujairah ended in the regular season, however, as the third, on two points of the number two Kalba. The top two teams promoted to the UAE Pro League.

On the last day had to Fujairah to settle for a 1-1 draw against Khor Fakkan. Goalkeeper Saeed Sadiq committed a huge blunder at the end. He had a free-kick from about 35 yards, his hands slip.

Remarkably enough, Fujairah is still a chance via the play-offs to promote. Therein fight the team with three other clubs for two spots in the top division.

Al-Wasl

Maradona was working on his first job since in 2012 he was sacked by Al-Wasl, also came from the United Arab Emirates.

Previously had ‘Fell’ from 2008 to 2010, the Argentine national team under his wing. Thus he reached out at the 2010 world cup to the quarter-finals. Then it was his contract not renewed.


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