Press "Enter" to skip to content

Maradona appointed Trainer of Superliga side

Argentine legend Diego Maradona will take over as trainer of Superliga facet Gimnasia, the team announced on its own Twitter accounts Thursday.

“Welcome Town!

The former Argentina coach stopped his job in second division outfit Dorados at June for health reasons after only two months in charge.

His new team formally called Gymnastics and Fencing, is now the underside of Argentina’s 24-club Superliga, with only 1 point from five games.

Maradona’s appointment in Dorados in September was a surprise, regardless of his inglorious training history considering leaving the federal team post after the 2010 World Cup.

In addition, he coached second branch Emirati side Fujairah.

The former Barcelona and Napoli forward are possibly best known for directing his nation to victory in the 1986 World Cup in Mexico.