Annie Zaidi: Solihull Moors Ladies appoint new head coach

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Annie Zaidi - thought to be the only hijab-wearing Uefa B coach in Europe - has been named as the head coach of fourth-tier side Solihull Moors Ladies.

Zaidi received a British Empire Medal in the New Year Honours list in 2017 for services to coaching.

She will continue to be the head coach of the Under-16 boys at Solihull's academy, where she arrived in 2017.

"I'm quite overwhelmed and honoured to be approached and asked if I'd be able to step in," Zaidi told Moors' website.

"I'm quite honoured to be asked for such a significant, high-profile role within the club."

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Zaidi replaces Ross Thorpe, who resigned as the club's female development manager on 5 January.