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Maradona to coach Dorados de Sinaloa

Argentinean football legend Diego Maradona has been appointed as the coach of the Mexican professional football club, Dorados de Sinaloa.

The 57-year-old has replaced Francisco Gomez, who failed to guide the team to victory, goal.com reported.

Earlier, Maradona was the coach of United Arab Emirates-based club Al-Fujairah. After resigning from the post in the month of April, he signed a deal to become the president of the Belarusian football outfit, Dinamo Brest, in May.

Regarded as one of the football legends, Maradona has scored a total of 34 goals in his 91 appearances.

Apart from taking the Argentinean side to World Cup glory in 1986, he mentored the side in the 2010 edition of the prestigious tournament, where the squad went down 0-4 against Germany in the quarterfinals.