Maradona hospitalised in Dubai with kidney stones

Updated: Jan 15, 2012, 22:49 PM IST

Dubai: Legendary Diego Maradona has been admitted to a hospital in Dubai to have kidney stones removed.

Maradona`s club Al Wasl says the coach and former Argentina great complained of abdominal pain on Sunday and was taken to a local hospital, where doctors determined he will need surgery to remove kidney stones.

The club said Maradona will be operated on later Sunday and is expected to be released on Monday. Maradona coached Al Wasl to a 2-1 victory over Al Ahli on Saturday night.