Dido (footballer)

Dido

Personal information

Full name
Edson Silva

Date of birth
(1962-06-27) June 27, 1962 (age 54)

Place of birth
Brazil

Height
1,80cm

Playing position
Midfielder

Senior career*

Years
Team
Apps
(Gls)

Flamengo

1984–1986
Santos
2
(0)

1986–1996
Beitar Jerusalem
22
(2)

Teams managed

1996
Maccabi Lazarus Holon

2001–2002
Vietnam

2005
Chinese Taipei

2009
Bangladesh

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Edson Silva, also known by the nickname Dido (born June 27, 1962),[1] is a former Brazilian association football player who played for Campeonato Brasileiro Série A clubs Flamengo and Santos. He holds a Dutch passport.[2]
Playing career[edit]
Dido played as a midfielder[1] for Campeonato Brasileiro Série A clubs Flamengo and Santos.[2] As a Santos player, he played two Série A games in 1984.[3] He has also played in Israel, moving to the country[4] to join Beitar Jerusalem,[5] where he retired in 1996,[6] and started a coaching career,[2] as Maccabi Lazarus Holon’s head coach.[6]
Coaching career[edit]
He coached the national teams of Vietnam in 2001 and in 2002,[7][8] Chinese Taipei in 2005,[6] and was hired on December 31, 2008[9] to coach Bangladesh until this contract was terminated on November 10, 2009 prior to the SAFF Cup. Then he went to coach other clubs.[2][10]
References[edit]

^ a b “Dido” (in Portuguese). Futpédia. Archived from the original on February 12, 2009. Retrieved December 31, 2008. 
^ a b c d “Brasileiro assume o comando da seleção de Bangladesh” (in Portuguese). Estadão. December 31, 2008. Retrieved December 31, 2008. [permanent dead link]
^ “Dido – todos os jogos” (in Portuguese). Futpédia. Archived from the original on February 3, 2009. Retrieved December 31, 2008. 
^ “Soccer-Brazilian Dido to coach Bangladesh”. Reuters India. March 31, 2008. Retrieved December 31, 2008. 
^ “Vietnam sacks national coach Dido”. CNN SI. September 25, 2001. Retrieved December 31, 2008. 
^ a b c “Bangladesh To Go For Brazilian Boss”. goal.com. December 31, 2008. Retrieved April 12, 2009. 
^ “Vietnam beats Brunei 5-1 in SEA Games”. CNN SI. September 4, 2001. Retrieved December 31, 2008. 
^ “Calisto signs for a second stint as Vietnam coach”. CBS. March 31, 2008. Retrieved December 31, 2008. [permanent dead link]
^ “Brazilian Dido to coach Bangladesh”. FIFA.com. December 31, 2008. Archived from the original on January 24, 2009. Ret

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