AMMONNEWS - Diego Maradona could be set for a return to the international arena with the Argentine being considered for the vacant United Arab Emirates head coaching job.
The new president of the UAE Football Association Yousuf al-Serkal said on Wednesday that Maradona was among the leading candidates for the post.
“As Maradona is within the family of UAE football, we can’t neglect or overlook such a name,” al-Serkal said. “We will have to consider him.”
Maradona, who won the World Cup as a player in 1986 and coached Argentina to the quarter-finals of the 2010 edition in South Africa, is now working at the Al Wasl club in Dubai.
The UAE has been without a head coach since Srecko Katanec was sacked last year following successive defeats in their opening 2014 World Cup qualifying matches.