Kashyap focusing on last five I-League matches

Kolkata: An afternoon after sacking Paulo Menezes, Aizawl FC on Tuesday appointed Santosh Kashyap as their new coach. The 51-year-old was once remaining associated with Mumbai FC and had additionally controlled Mohun Bagan previous.
Kashyap is being appointed for the remainder of the season and his aim for now could be to take them up the I-League standings. At provide, the membership is at the 6th spot with 17 points from 13 fits. They have won four, drawn four and misplaced 5, together with two at house in opposition to their northeast competitors Shillong Lajong and NEROCA FC.

“Aizawl FC are a great workforce and they have done in point of fact well over a small period of time. The players also are very gifted and my main focal point is on the final 5 fits of the I-League,” mentioned Kashyap, who will sign up for the workforce in Goa on Wednesday — 3 days earlier than their match in opposition to Indian Arrows.

Aizawl will begin their maiden AFC Cup campaign soon after the I-League but Kashyap does not wish to suppose that a long way at the present time. “I don’t wish to consider it at the moment. Let the I-League end first and then we will consider it.”

Apart from Mumbai FC and Mohun Bagan, Kashyap has additionally labored with several different clubs, together with Salgaocar, Royal Wahingdoh, ONGC and Air India. The AFC professional license holder additionally represented India in his enjoying days as a striker.

Explaining the membership’s resolution, Aizawl FC president Robert Romawia Royte mentioned: “We have confidence and belief in him. I'm hoping he will be the right person to deal with the wishes of Aizawl FC at this juncture.”

The president additionally mentioned that the workforce will be signing some new players earlier than the AFC Cup. “We wish to sign some Indian in addition to some foreign players and it'll be decided after dialogue between the technical director and the coach.”


The players, however, are still in a state of concern with the type of treatment meted out to Menezes.


“We were given to know about the membership’s resolution best on Monday evening and were stunned to say the least. The management could have waited till the end of the season. After all it wasn’t that the workforce was once performing very poorly,” mentioned one of the vital senior players, on situation of anonymity.


As a long way as Menezes is worried, the Portuguese coach has decided to return to his house nation for now, as soon as all his dues are cleared by way of the membership. Although he is still trying to come to phrases with the management’s resolution, Menezes is more than pleased with the make stronger that he has were given from the players.


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