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FC Bengaluru United name Khalid Jamil as new head coach!

Khalid Ahmed Jamil has been appointed as the new head coach of FC Bengaluru United for the upcoming 2022/23 season.

Khalid Jamil was previously associated with Indian Super League club NorthEast United FC. He holds the distinction of being the first Indian head coach of an ISL team and the first Indian coach to qualify for the ISL playoffs. He has also worked with East Bengal Club and Mohun Bagan AC in a managerial capacity and was instrumental in leading Aizawl FC to their first I-League title in the 2016/17 season.

Before that former India international Khalid Jamil had coached for many years Mumbai FC.

“Khalid (Jamil) has been one of the most sought-after coaches in Indian football,” said FC Bengaluru United owner Gaurav Manchanda.

“He brings with him nuanced leadership and technical skills that stem for his decade-long management and coaching experience. FC Bengaluru United is on an upward growth trajectory; we are excited to be working with Khalid and are confident that we will see the club reach even greater heights under him,” he added.

Speaking on his appointment, Khalid Jamil said, “The FC Brngaluru United squad is a blend of youth and experience, and I am eager to work with them and sharing all my learnings. I am confident we can work together and see the club reach its greatest potential both from an individual player perspective as well as a team.”

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