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Published on : Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Football legend Diego Maradona and his partnership with Fujairah are gradually sinking in with the locals of the place and business. One of the greatest football players of all times, it was declared on Sunday that Diego Maradona will take the reins at Fujairah FC, a second-tier club in UAE. News came out that football maestro will travel the city fast around, made sport fanatics totally thrilled to see the legend in their hometown.
On the other hand, businesses are expecting that this partnership will enhance the tourism of UAE in many ways. To quote Khaled Zaki, manager of Millennium Hotel Fujairah, ‘bringing a legend like Maradona to the area will definitely boost tourism and shed light on Fujairah. Fans from around the GCC will come to see the legend in person, along with national and international media coverage.’
Mr. Zaki also pointed out that everyone is expecting to witness an increase in the number of travelers to emirates with the onset of the new season in the coming days. To quote him, ‘it’s the NO.1 most popular sport in the world and he is a living legend, so definitely this will enhance domestic tourism as people will rather stay for more than one day to enjoy Fujairah and see Maradona live’.