Khalid Ahmed Jamil has been appointed as the head coach of FC Bengaluru United for the next season. Jamil previously played for NorthEast United FC in the Indian Super League and he is the first Indian head coach of an ISL team, as well as the only Indian coach to have reached the ISL qualifiers before.
He also previously worked as a director for east bengal and Mohun Baganand he played a key role in bringing Aizawl FC to their first I-League title in the 2016-17 season. “Khalid has been one of the most sought-after coaches in Indian football,” remarked FC Bengaluru United owner Gaurav Manchanda. “He brings with him nuanced leadership and technical skills that come from his ten years of management and coaching experience.”
“FC Bengaluru United are on an upward growth trajectory; we are delighted to be working with Khalid and are confident that we will see the club reach even greater heights under him,” he added.
In response to his hiring, Jamil said: “The FCBU team is a mixture of youth and experience, and I look forward to working with them and sharing all my learnings. I am confident that we can work together and to see the club reach its greatest potential – both from an individual player and team perspective.”
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