Diego Maradona is three days after his departure from Al-Fujairah FC again appointed as coach of the team from the United Arab Emirates, reports the club Monday night.
The 57-year-old Argentinian and Fujairah decided Friday night a few hours after missing out on direct promotion to the UAE Pro League in a good consultation.
Maradona was a year ago as coach of Fujairah, which is released at the second level, in the United Arab Emirates. ‘Fluffling’ had the club back to the top division and was preparing in August in the small village of Mierlo with his selection for the season.
Fujairah ended the regular season as the third, on two points of the number two Kalba. The top two teams promote directly to the UAE-Pro League.
On the last day came Fujairah does not go beyond a 1-1 draw against Khor Fakkan. At a victory was the team of Maradona directly promoted.
Despite the third place, it makes 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.
Maradona is in Fujairah 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. This won him at the 2010 world cup to the quarter-finals. Then it was his contract not renewed.
Maradona set off from Fujairah, after missing direct promotion