Bert van Marwijk was relieved of his duties after 2019 Asian Cup semi-finalists the UAE crashed out of the Gulf Cup.
Bert van Marwijk, who led Netherlands to the final of the 2010 World Cup, is the new head coach of the United Arab Emirates national team.
UAE argued that Qatar have fielded two ineligible players in the Asian Cup, but the AFC has dismissed their appeal.
Felix Sanchez's Qatar are into the 2019 Asian Cup final thanks to an impressive 4-0 win over host nation United Arab Emirates.
Felix Sanchez and Alberto Zaccheroni each believe their side will prevail as Qatar face hosts the United Arab Emirates at the Asian Cup.
United Arab Emirates are through to the 2019 Asian Cup semi-finals thanks to a 1-0 win over reigning champions Australia on Friday.
Australia's players will not find out their team against United Arab Emirates until the day of their clash with the Asian Cup hosts.
Asian Cup hosts United Arab Emirates will face Australia in the quarter-finals after substitute Ahmed Khalil scored an extra-time penalty.
Kyrgyzstan qualified for the Asian Cup last 16 as one of the best third-placed teams and will be aiming to upset hosts United Arab Emirates.
United Arab Emirates could only claim a 1-1 draw with Thailand, but both teams go through to the last 16 of the Asian Cup.