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Maradona joins Belarus's Brest as chairman: club

AFP  |  Minsk 

has signed a three-year contract to join top-flight Belarusian club Dinamo as chairman, the club said.

Argentine legend Maradona, a former winner recognised as one of the all-time greats, last month stepped down as of second division

"Yes, Diego's with us!" the club wrote on its official account late Tuesday, following over the weekend.

Maradona, one of football's most divisive figures off the field, will oversee the "strategic development" of the club when he takes over following the June14-July 15 in Russia, according to a tweet.

Dinamo, based in the south-west of Belarus, are currently in eighth position in the country's

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 14:30 IST