efe-epaBy Sebastian Meresman Buenos Aires

Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata, currently dead last in the Argentine league standings, are all set for soccer legend Diego Maradona's highly anticipated debut Sunday as new head coach.

A director of the club based in La Plata - capital of Buenos Aires province - and one of the leaders of its members area, Hernan Paladino, told EFE that the buzz surrounding the arrival of Argentina's "Golden Boy" has exceeded all expectations.