The 51-year-old Farmer took after the world championships in Russia last summer farewell as coach of his country, that in the group stage was stalled. Hallgrimsson picked up his old job as a dentist.
Al-Arabi from Qatar has Hallgrimsson now tempted yet again the football world in the process. The trainer will sign Tuesday a contract until the end of the season, the club that leads to the highest level and for the time being at the sixth spot.
Hallgrimsson was at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS of 2016, the second man on the bank in Iceland, under the direction of the Swede Lars Lagerbäck, the quarter-finals of his career. Lagerbäck left after the tournament in France, after which Hallgrimsson responsible.
The Icelandic players are now under the leadership of a Swede, Erik Hamrén.