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Al Jazira Appoints Gianluca Nani as Sports Director

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Abu Dhabi: 14 Dec. 2015
 
Al Jazira Football Company have confirmed the appointment of Gianluca Nani as the new sports director at the Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium, and he will resume his duties immediately after this announcement.
 
Nani, who was born in Rome at 1962, studied law before working as Brescia's sporting director for the last nine years, during which time he is credited with developing talents such as World Cup winners Andrea Pirlo and Luca Toni.
 
The itlaian was also involved in the arrival of 1993 World Player of the Year Roberto Baggio, who spent four years at the club. He worked with Gianfranco Zola in West Ham when the latter was their coach, and when Zola moved to Watford he took his right arm Nani with him, and after two years Nani resigned from his position to pursue new challenges, until now when he joined Al Jazira.