Arabian Business Power 500 2013
Thu 21 Mar 2013 10:28 AM
Mahdi Ali

Mahdi Ali

Industry: Sport

Designation: UAE Football Manager

Country: UAE

Ali took over as manager of the national side in August 2012 after a succession of foreign coaches met with little success.

The former Al Ahli midfielder had previously led the side to London 2012, the first time the country has qualified for the Olympics. Although the UAE failed to make it through to the second round, the team went onto to secure the title at the 21st Gulf Cup in January, securing the country’s second Gulf Cup title in six years.

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