Maradona’s Al Wasl bans goalkeeper for head-butt
Diego Maradona’s Al Wasl has banned its goalkeeper for next
season after he hit a player on the opposing team during a GCC
Champions League final.
Majed Naser, who has had other disciplinary problems, was sent
off after he head-butted a player on Bahrain’s Al Muharraq team
during a goal celebration at the match in Dubai on Sunday. Al
Muharraq won 3-1. Al Wasl won the first-leg final match in Manama,
Maradona said the incident contributed to his side’s defeat on
penalties in the two-leg final that capped the former Argentina
great’s disappointing first season in Dubai.
Al Wasl finished eighth in the 12-team league and didn’t win any