Muscat, Jan 16 (IANS) The Oman Football Association has announced the appointment of Spanish Juan Ramon Lopez Caro as the new head coach of the national team for a year.
Caro, who previously coached Real Madrid and Saudi Arabia, on Friday expressed his happiness, promising to do his best with the team and pledged to the people of Oman to focus completely on the squad, reports Efe.
The new coach highlighted that the Omani team will make a great effort to achieve the desired targets.
Caro, who also has the experience of coaching Spanish clubs Racing Santander, Levante and Celta Vigo, will start his mission in March, when Oman will play two qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup against Guam and Iran.
Caro also coached the Spanish Under-21 team from 2008 to 2010.