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