Football: Mohun Bagan appoint Spaniard Kibu Vicuna as head coach for upcoming I-League season


Mohun Bagan on Friday announced the appointment of forty-seven-year-old Spaniard Kibu Vicuna as their head educate for the 2019-’20 season.

A Uefa Pro Licence holder, Vicuna become at the helm of Wisla Plock inside the Polish first division league, and he’ll be successful Khalid Jamil. Vicuna has a wealth of revel in Spain and Poland and received the Polish League and the Polish Cup in 2012-thirteen as a part of Legia Warsaw coaching personnel.

“We have spoken with Kibu and he’s satisfied and excited about the challenges of coaching in Mohun Bagan,” directors of Mohun Bagan FC, Srinjoy Bose, and Debashish Dutta, said in an announcement.

“Kibu has the ability, knowledge and experience. He promotes younger players and has a style and a way of running similar to ours. He has a philosophy of the sport that is very just like Mohun Bagan’s philosophy and is a tough worker. Also, he’s enthusiastic about applying advanced technology to both education and fits.”

In 2015-16, Vicuna received the Polish Super Cup as a part of the Lech Poznan education body of workers and has worked substantially as an assistant with Jan Urban, an experienced Polish teach who represented Poland in 1986 World Cup.

He changed into also a quintessential part of Legia Warsaw education group which become beaten in final playoff spherical of Uefa Champions League and ultimately played the Europa League group ranges in 2013-14.

He has coached distinguished footballers like Raul Garcia, Cesar Azpilicueta, Nacho Monreal as well as Javi Martinez and was concerned with children teams of former La Liga club CA Osasuna.

Vicuna also has received several expert education titles from Spanish Football Federation such as Professor of Tactics, Master of Physical Preparation.