O'Leary named new Al Ahli coach

DUBAI - David O'Leary has been appointed manager of Dubai's Al Ahli FC, the club said at a news conference on Sunday to unveil Italian Fabio Cannavaro as their new captain.

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The former Leeds and Aston Villa boss is tasked with trying to reclaim the United Arab Emirates' top flight crown, with Ahli last champions in 2009.

Former World Cup-winnng defender Cannavaro has signed a two-year deal with Ahli.

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