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Diego Maradona joins Belarusian club Dynamo Brest as chairman after Fujairah departure

Diego Maradona joins Belarusian club Dynamo Brest as chairman after Fujairah departure

Diego Maradona is unveiled as the new chairman of Dinamo Brest, who are now down in eighth place in the Belarusian Premier League.

Having enjoyed a varied career since he retired from playing, Maradona posted on Instagram: "I am president of the club, Dynamo Brest".

The former Argentina star has taken over as head of the Belarusian club's board after leaving his most recent coaching job with United Arab Emirates' second division Al Fujairah, in the.

With Fujairah he left the club after failing to secure promotion to the UAE's top flight in April.

Argentina great Diego Maradona has been appointed as the chairman of Dynamo Brest on a three-year contract, the Belarusian Premier League team said on Wednesday.




"Yes, Diego is with us!"

Dinamo, based in the south-west of Belarus, are now in eighth position in the country's Premier League. "Thank you for the confidence and for thinking of me".

The club say Maradona's role will see him "deal with strategic development of the club".

The Argentinean will come to work with the club right after the end of the FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation.