The former Baniyas coach, Romanian Daniel Isaella, has become one of the most prominent candidates to coach a professional club in the coming period, as the coach revealed that he decided to remain in the Emirates despite the end of his association with his former team, at a time when some coaches are threatened with dismissal if their teams’ results deteriorate further during the round. Fourth in the league. The Romanian led Al-Samawi to second place in the league in the 2020-2021 season.
Isaila lives with his family in Abu Dhabi, and his daughters have been attending English schools for two years, which is among the reasons that prompted him to decide to stay in the Emirates and wait for a new opportunity in the ADNOC Professional League.
Isaila revealed that there are contacts with local and other clubs in his country, and he told the Romanian newspaper “Sport Total”: “There are discussions every day, whether from the Emirates or Romania. The important thing is that there is a project that is useful to me and the club. Some negotiations did not witness tangible progress, and others did not reach us.” To a common denominator, either because I was not satisfied, or because the club did not meet my demands.”
The Romanian coach admitted that he had to be more open in the current period, and said: “When you are a coach, especially when you are not connected, you have to be open in any negotiations, including the idea of returning home.”
He pointed out that he received offers from Romanian clubs during the vacation he spent in his country, and said: “When I was on vacation there, the teams were looking for me, and then I said that I had some personal problems with my family, because I wanted to continue in the Emirates for a certain period.” He said that his family is happy to live in the Emirates, and his daughters are doing well in their schools, and he does not want to return to Romania now, because that is not in the interest of his family.
Isaila achieved great success with Baniyas during the period from 2020 to 2023, as he witnessed the team entering the competition for the league, and was close to that when it finished as runner-up, only three points behind Al-Jazira, the league champion, in the 2021 season.
• Isaila led Bani Yas from 2020 to 2023, and his most notable achievement was finishing second in the league in the 2021 season.
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