Ray Wilkins has been appointed as the new coach of Jordan,runescape 2007 gold. The 57-year-old most recently worked as assistant head coach at Fulham last season under Rene Meulensteen. The Jordan Football Association (JFA) announced he would be assisted by former Arsenal and Republic of Ireland forward Frank Stapleton.
Wilkins will take charge of the team after their friendlies against Uzbekistan on Thursday and China five days later. His first match in charge will be against Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur on 11 October.
The former England midfielder will lead the team lead the team at the 2015 AFC Asian Cup in Australia where Jordan are in the same group as Japan, Iraq and Palestine. Jordan are 56th in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, sandwiched between Finland and Korea Republic and ten places above the Republic of Ireland.
The JFA said on its official website that its president HRH Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein had chosen Wilkins
It said Wilkins had accompanied Prince Ali to the team’s training session on 28 August to "take a closer look at the team and observe the technical and fitness side of Al-Nashama (the team’s nickname)". The JFA said he had then studied videos of the team’s matches.
Wilkins played at two successive FIFA World Cup? tournaments for England, Spain 1982 and Mexico 1986, both under the tutelage of the late Sir Bobby Robson.