Carlos Queiroz’s era in Iran’s national team is now part of the past. Team Melli is looking now for more success with a new coach, Marc Wilmots.
Managers were fired and the whole team was in crisis. Even in this situation, Ittihad Jeddah is finishing a horrible season with a survival in the Saudi top tier.
In the last 15 years, Bnei Sakhnin played almost every season in the top tier of Israel. After a bad season, the team has been relegated to the second division, and there are too many reasons for the sink of the leading Arab club in Israel.
Martin Lasarte and Zoran Mamić arrived in the Middle East in order to manage two of the region’s giants. When things are starting to boil, both can feel the pressure.