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Maradona named president of Belarusian club Dynamo Brest

IANS  |  Buenos Aires 

Argentine soccer legend has said that he accepted an offer to become and sporting of Belarusian club Dynamo

"I am of the club, Dynamo Brest," Maradona said in an post on Tuesday, reports news agency.

"Thanks for the trust and for thinking of me," he added.

The man who led to championship in 1986 will likely assume his responsibilities as and sporting of Dynamo after the 2018 Russia World Cup, during which he will be working as a commentator.

In April, Maradona resigned as of the Emirati second-division side Al-Fujairah after failing in his attempt to win promotion to the top-flight.

Maradona previously worked as the of Argentina's Deportivo Mandiyu (1994) and (1995), as well as of (2001-2012) and of the Argentine national team (2008-2010).

During the 2010 World Cup, was eliminated in the quarter finals by (4-0).

Dynamo Brest, a team founded in 1960, reached fourth place last season and even played in the Europa League, although it did not advance past the second round.



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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 13:20 IST