Soccer-Brazilian Dido to coach Bangladesh

DHAKA Wed Dec 31, 2008 7:50pm IST

DHAKA Dec 31 (Reuters) - Bangladesh have appointed Brazilian Edson Silva Dido as national soccer coach on a one-year contract, the Bangladesh Football Federation said on Wednesday.

The former Vietnam coach will take charge in the first week of February and lead Bangladesh in the AFC Challenge Cup in April, said the BFF.

Dido, who is also a Dutch citizen, played as a midfielder for Brazilian clubs Flamengo and Santos in the 1980s and moved to Israel in 1995 as a player before becoming a coach.

Bangladesh are 174th in the FIFA world rankings.

(Reporting by Azad Majumder, editing by Alan Baldwin)

Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

WTO

REUTERS SHOWCASE

Factory Activity

Factory Activity

Factories post fastest growth for 17 months in July  Full Article 

Reviving Infosys

Reviving Infosys

CEO Sikka says to improve business with new growth avenues  Full Article 

Outlook Slashed

Outlook Slashed

ArcelorMittal cuts outlook as ore prices hit mining  Full Article 

Car Launch Ahead

Car Launch Ahead

Tata Motors bets on new sedan to revive weak India sales.  Full Article 

Gold Smuggling

Gold Smuggling

In cat-and-mouse game, India uncovers new gold smuggling route.  Full Article 

Re-gaining Momentum

Re-gaining Momentum

China's factories spring to life as global trade reawakens  Full Article 

Coal India

Coal India

Some Coal India mines may be run by foreign firms - minister  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage