The AIFF’s technical committee has recommended Croatian Igor Stimac as India’s next football coach. He was given the vote ahead of former Bengaluru FC coach Albert Roca who is well versed with Indian football and has earned quite a name for himself, apparently misses out due to financial demands.
Acc to TOI journalist Marcus Mergulhao he had the best profile from among the four shortlisted for the job. He was that ONLY candidate that appeared for the interview in person. Took Croatia to the World Cup in 2014 and has been a former World Cupper himself. Hope things fall into place for him.
Doru Isac The newly appointed Technical Director had a big say in this appointment. These both guys together are Set to take Indian Football forward.
A Little bit about Igor Stimac,
Took Croatia to the World Cup
Released a hit pop single
If you think Igor Stimac is only about football, think again!