Meet Korea as an ‘enemy’ in the World Cup qualifiers and Asian Cup… Bento takes over as UAE’s new head coach

Coach Paulo Bento took over as manager of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The UAE Football Association announced on the 10th (Korean time) that Bento was appointed as the new national team coach. His contract is for 3 years.

In December of last year,메이저사이트 coach Bento led the national soccer team to the round of 16 in the Qatar World Cup. He commanded four years and four months, remaining Korea’s longest-serving commander in his single term. However, he left Korea without renewing his contract with the Korea Football Association. There were several candidates, but Bento returned to the field as UAE coach after 7 months. The national team is the third after Portugal and Korea.

With Bentu as the head coach of the UAE, there is a possibility of facing Korea as an enemy. The 2026 North and Central America World Cup Asian regional second qualifying round and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup to be held in Qatar await.

After taking office, Bento said, “The UAE national team has important competitions ahead. There is information about the existing UAE national team as well as plans for future activities,” he said. “I will try to get to know the players in more detail. Regardless of age, etc., the criteria for selecting players is performance. We will bring joy to the UAE fans through victory.”