ALFIO BASILE

  • Maradona appointed coach of Argentina October 29, 2008

    New Delhi: Football legend Diego Armando Maradona has been appointed as the new coach of the Argentina national team. Maradona had been in a fourway tussle with Carlos Bianchi, Miguel Angel Russo and Sergio Batista to take over from Alfio Basile, who resigned a fortnight ago after a World Cup qualifying...
  • Maradona willing to coach Argentina October 18, 2008

    Buenos Aires: Diego Maradona said on Friday he would like to coach Argentina following the surprise resignation of Alfio Basile the previous day. "I would be really delighted, who wouldn't, to coach the national team," he said in a telephone interview with the TyC Sports cable channel when asked if he...
  • Messi, Heinze in Argentine team for Australia tie August 28, 2007

    Melbourne: Argentina coach Alfio Basile named Real Madrid's Gabriel Heinze and Barcelona's Lionel Messi in a 21man squad for the international friendly against Australia in Melbourne next month. Basile named a strong party with Real's new signing Heinze included alongside club teammate Javier Saviola, Liverpool's Javier Mascherano, Manchester United's Carlos Tevez...