Maradona named president of Dinamo Brest

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Al Fujairah's manager Diego Maradona reacts after a draw against Khor Fakkan and missing the automatic promotion to the Arabian Gulf League.

"Yes, Diego's with us!" the club wrote on its official Twitter account late Tuesday, following media rumours over the weekend. Fujairah clinched a place in the top flight earlier this week by coming through a play-off with Hatta.

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has been appointed as chairman of obscure Belarusian club Dinamo Brest. At Dynamo Brest, he will deal with strategic development and follow the development of youth football. "Thank you for the confidence and for thinking of me".

"I signed the contract and I am the president of Dinamo Brest".

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

The club, eighth in this season's Belarusian Premier League, have given him a contract through to 2021.

Maradona will begin his new job after the conclusion of the 2018 World Cup, according to the club, who won the Belarusian Super Cup with a 2-1 victory over BATE in March.