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Nabil Maaloul appointed as Al Duhail manager after terminating his contract with Tunisia national team

VOLGOGRAD, RUSSIA – JUNE 18: , Head coach of Tunisia looks on prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Tunisia and England at Volgograd Arena on June 18, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Tunisian manager Nabil Maaloul has been appointed as manager for Qatari champions after terminating his contract with .

Maaloul was appointed as Tunisia national team manager in April 2017, after Polish manager Henryk Kasperczak’s disappointing stint with the national team.

The 55-year-old was able to help Tunisia reach the World Cup finals for the first time since 2006 and managed to finish third in their group below Belgium and England.

Al Duhail, formerly know as Lekhwiya, were crowned Qatari Stars League champions for the second time running and the sixth time in their history under Algerian manager Djamel Belmadi.

They are currently in the AFC Champions League quarter-finals after they managed to beat Emirati champions Al Ain in the round of 16 and they are set to face Iranian side Perspolis in the first leg on August 28.

Maaloul has managed several teams throughout his managerial career most notably Tunisian giants Esperance Sportif de Tunis where he won two league titles, one Tunisian cup and the CAF Champions League in his only two seasons at the club.

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