How Twitterati reacted to Igor Stimac's appointment as new India head coach
Written by: Neil Talnikar
Several senior players welcomed the Croatian tactician and wished him luck and success.
The Croatian is tipped by many to achieve success for India with the huge amount of experience he brings along with him from Europe. The 51 year-old was once a Premier League stalwart with West Ham United and Derby County and later on also became the manager of Croatian outfit Hajduk Split.
Since being appointed as the new head coach of India, Stimac also announced the preliminary squad for the preparatory camp as the King’s Cup in Thailand is knocking on the door. The squad includes the likes of youngsters such as Sahal Abdul Samad, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Kamaljit Singh and Vinit Rai.
Excited to work under the new coach, many people took to Twitter to welcome Stimac and wished him luck for his upcoming challenges. Let's look at how Twitter reacted-
I’d like to extend a warm welcome to the new boss, @stimac_igor on his appointment as coach of the National team. He brings with him tremendous experience of having coached on some of the biggest stages in football. We will do well to benefit from it.— Sunil Chhetri (@chetrisunil11) May 15, 2019
Published: Thu May 16, 2019 05:55 PM IST