To be or not to be, Maradona faces the question

Posted By: Samyuktha

Buenos Aires: The controversial Argentine coach, Diego Maradona, is expected to announce his decision on whether he would continue as the coach or not can be expected next week.

The head of the country's football association informed on Wednesday, Jul 21 that Maradona will be making his decision after the meeting scheduled for next week.

Maradona was expected to meet the Argentina Football Association (AFA) during this week. However, the meeting was postponed after the former captain decided to go to Venezuela to meet the leftist President Hugo Chavez.

"I got in touch with Diego to arrange a meeting with him on Monday, that's the only thing that's true," AFA chief Julio Grondona told the state news agency Telam.

Last week, the AFA had announced that Maradona would be formally invited to carry on as coach until the World Cup in Brazil.

However, Grondona
dismissed reports the AFA had already arranged a contract for Maradona to stay on as coach until 2014.

The Argentine coach had led the sqaud till the quaterfinals, where they were thrashed by Germany 4-0.
Maradona is said to be maintaining a low profile.

OneIndia News

Story first published: Wednesday, July 21, 2010, 15:23 [IST]
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