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Abduljauwad, 1st ever Saudi, Arab National, to Coach Brazilian Football Team

Riyadh, Brazilian football team Internacional de Minas appointed the Saudi national Mohammed Abduljauwad, as the coach of the youth squad, at the club, for a renewable one year term.

Abduljauwad, the former Saudi international player, dubbed by the sports' press in the Kingdom once, as the flying left-back, as he used to combine the role of a wing with his principal role as a left back, is the first ever an Arab manager to coach a Brazilian team.

Born in 1962, in Jeddah, the left-back veteran played for a long time as a main player for Jeddah-based Al-Ahli team and was among the legendary Saudi squad that took the world cup finals by the storm, in 1994.

Among his paramount achievements, was winning back-to-back the Asian Cup, in 1984 as well as in 1988. Abduljauwad took part, in the Los Angeles Olympiads, too.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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