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Jamshedpur FC appoint Cesar Fernando as head coach for upcoming ISL season

Written by: Jamshedpur FC


The Spaniard replaces Englishman Steve Coppell who has taken over at league rivals ATK.

Cesar Ferrando has been appointed as the new head coach of Jamshedpur Football Club.

Cesar had an extremely successful stint in his last assignment with Spanish Club, La Nucia. He has managed teams such as Atletico de Madrid, Valencia B, Elche, Albacete (La Liga & Segunda Division Clubs). Cesar also possesses experience in coaching an Asian team with his stint in Malaysia where he managed Johur Darul Takzim F.C. in 2013-14.

During his player career, Cesar plied his trade as a midfielder and represented top Spanish clubs such as Valencia, Salamanca, Sabadell, Alzira (La Liga & Segunda Division Clubs).

Jamshedpur Football Club Director, Mr. Sunil Bhaskaran was elated at the announcement and said, “We are delighted to welcome Cesar Ferrando to Jamshedpur FC. We are extremely confident that he is the right person for the job and will work to deliver trophies for our fans and bring glory to Jamshedpur.

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“Several things stood out during his interactions with us and the entire process; his vision, football knowledge, energy, determination and love of the game. He had thorough knowledge about our club, our players and the Indian Super League which was very impressive. He shares our vision to move forward, to build on the platform created by us and help this club enjoy greater success.”

Jamshedpur FC Chief Executive Officer Mr. Mukul Choudhari said, “Cesar Ferrando has had an outstanding football management career and proved with the performance of the field time and again. His sides have always played exciting football, impressing with their attacking approach and dynamism, and his coaching methods significantly improved the players. He is
hardworking, passionate and his sense of values make him an ideal person to take us forward and fits in perfectly with the values of the club and the management.”

“After a rigorous search involving extensive background references, data and video analysis and personal meetings with all the candidates, we unanimously chose Cesar to carve our path in creating football history.”

Published: Sat Jul 21, 2018 08:04 PM IST


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