Indian Football

SSE welcomes Jeddy Almeida as Technical Director

Atawaris WarsiAtawaris Warsi

November 18 2023
(Courtesy : SSE)

Jeddy Almeida started his coaching career at the SSE itself in 2012.

In an exciting development for the football community, SSE (Soccer Schools of Excellence) proudly announced the return of Jeddy Almeida as the Technical Director of the academy. This significant appointment comes with a wave of enthusiasm and optimism for the future of Indian football.

Almeida, equipped with an AFC Pro License and a wealth of experience garnered during his tenure at the All India Football Federation (AIFF), reenters SSE to take on the pivotal role of guiding the academy’s technical aspects. His stint as a respected coach educator for Indian coaches showcases his commitment to nurturing football talent in the country.

Director of SSE, Arpreet Bajaj, expressed his delight at Jeddy Almeida’s return, highlighting the immense value he brings to the academy. “Our coaches are excited to have a mentor of his pedigree in their team, and we are looking forward to the possibilities ahead for our players,” he said.

For Almeida, this appointment marks a full-circle journey, returning to the place where his coaching odyssey began in 2012. In a statement, he shared his enthusiasm, “Life comes full circle! It gives me great pleasure to be back at the place where it all began for me.” He outlined his responsibilities, which include mentoring coaches, structuring the academy for optimal player development, and fostering a robust SSE BFC community.

“I’m looking forward to using my experience and guiding the academy to further support the development of young footballers,” he remarked. His vision includes creating a nurturing environment where players can thrive, coaches can excel, and where a strong football community can flourish.

As the newly appointed Technical Director, Jeddy Almeida expressed his hope to do justice to his role and the academy. The football fraternity eagerly anticipates the positive impact of his leadership, expecting SSE to reach new heights under his guidance. With Almeida at the helm, the SSE academy is poised for a promising era of football excellence and player development in India.

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