Odisha FC is excited to declare the onboarding of erstwhile attacking midfielder Mr Steven Dias as the new Indian Assistant Coach ahead of the seventh season of the Hero Indian Super League. The 36-year-old previous midfielder has joined the Bhubaneswar-based franchise only for this edition.
After he enjoyed an astounding playing the midfielder, the 36-year-old joined Jamshedpur FC as their Assistant Coach last year. The former player has represented prestigious clubs like Air India, Mahindra United, Churchill Brothers, Delhi Dynamos, and Mumbai FC in the past.
Aside from the Indian Assistant Coach, the Club has likewise reported the addition of Strength and Conditioning Coach from Spain, Mr. Joan Casanova, for the upcoming ISL season.
The Head Coach Mr. Stuart Baxter spoke after the signing, Steven has an outstanding CV, and most importantly, he respects players. He will be an essential cog for us while develops as a coach cum mentor.
Joan gives us congruity, and the players are OK with him, and we are on the same wavelength concerning football molding and recovery.
In the wake of joining Odisha FC, Mr Dias communicated, I am charmed to join experienced mentor Stuart Baxter at Odisha FC. The Club’s groundbreaking vision of creating youthful Indian ability was a central point in deciding to turn into a piece of the task.
I am anticipating buckling down with the group for positive accomplishment in the season ahead. Presently I am eager to get things moving and meeting everybody. My earnest gratitude to the administration for having confidence in my capacities, the previous India International, further included.
On his arrival to Odisha FC and Indian football, Mr Joan stated, I am glad to be back at Odisha FC and work in the ISL. Last season we had such a large number of difficulties.
In any case, we figured out how to end the season in a decent position, and we got the opportunity to be at the end of the season games until the last game. We trust in the up and coming season, and we can contend in the same class as the last one and get inside the end of the season games, which is the objective for the Club.
I am anticipating work close by Stuart and the new instructing group. It’s going to be another experience and loaded with new learnings. At long last, I trust all the individuals in India recoup quickly from Covid-19, and the class can be played with ensures.
Article Written by Sobhan Garnaik
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