Mumbai City FC have roped in Spain’s Sergio Lobera as their new head coach forward of the 2020-21 season of the Indian Super League (ISL).
Welcoming Lobera on board, Mumbai City FC co-owner Bimal Parekh acknowledged that the Spaniard is a superb coach with a successful pedigree and possesses the talents and qualities wanted to take the group ahead.
“We are thrilled to welcome Sergio to Mumbai. He is unbelievable coach with a successful pedigree and we’re assured that he has all the talents and qualities to take this group to the subsequent stage. He has already proven that he has what it takes to win the Super Cup and his successful mentality will assist us to compete on the very prime,” the membership’s official assertion quoted Parekh as saying.
Though Lobera has loved his time in the ISL to date, he has far more to realize which he believes is feasible with the Islanders.
Reflecting on his appointment, Lobera acknowledged,“I’m completely delighted to affix Mumbai City FC. I’ve loved my time in the ISL to date, however for me there may be nonetheless a lot to be achieved and I imagine we may have the gamers, companions and administration to be very aggressive subsequent season. I feel the Islanders have large potential and I’m wanting ahead to working with the gamers as quickly as potential.”
Lobera will work alongside new assistant coach Jesus Tato and health and conditioning coach, Manuel Sayabera who each have joined Mumbai City lately from FC Goa.
Meanwhile, Juan Maria Cruz– who has additionally labored with Sergio at Moroccan membership Moghreb Tétouan– has additionally joined the teaching workers of Mumbai City as goalkeeping coach.
It is to be famous that the Spaniard will come into the Mumbai City FC on the again of expertise of teaching in varied leagues all over the world in a profession spanning nearly 25 years.
Lobero, who has managed golf equipment in Spain, Morocco and in India, has additionally served as assistant supervisor of FC Barcelona in 2012 in addition to most lately serving as the head coach of FC Goa and guiding them to the Super Cup glory in 2019.
The 2020-21 season of the ISL will start in November and happen behind closed doorways throughout three venues in Goa in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.