AL WASL

  • Kagawa, Schwarzer nominated for new AFC award November 18, 2012

    Singapore: Australian goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer, Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa and his Japanese team mate Yuto Nagatomo have been nominated for the AFC's first Asian International Player of the Year award. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced the threeman shortlist for the new honour on Sunday along with the nominees...
  • Sacked Maradona replaced by Metsu at Al Wasl July 18, 2012

    Dubai: Former Senegal and United Arab Emirates coach Bruno Metsu has replaced the sacked Diego Maradona to take charge of Al Wasl, the Dubaibased club said on Tuesday. Argentina World Cup winner Maradona, 51, was sacked last week with a year left on his twoyear contract following a trophyless season for...
  • Is Diego Maradona the worst coach ever? July 11, 2012

    Is Diego Maradona the worst coach ever? The question comes to mind following his sacking as Al Wasl coach. He coached the United Arab Emirates' side for 14 months with no success coming his way. This is not the first time that the great Argentine has been meted out that kind...
  • Diego Maradona sacked as coach of Al Wasl July 11, 2012

    Dubai: Former Argentina World Cupwinning captain Diego Maradona has been sacked as coach of United Arab Emirates club Al Wasl. The 51yearold, who agreed a twoyear contract with Al Wasl in May 2011, was dismissed following a meeting of the club's board on Tuesday. "Following a meeting held by the board...