Tuesday, August 16, 2022
HomeA To Z SPORTSFC Goa Says Head Coach Ferrando's Sudden Departure "Surprising" | Soccer Information

FC Goa Says Head Coach Ferrando’s Sudden Departure “Surprising” | Soccer Information

Indian Tremendous League franchise FC Goa on Monday mentioned it was taken by “shock” on the “surprising” determination of head coach Juan Ferrandoto depart the membership halfway the season. Ferrando is about to affix one other ISL facet ATK Mohun Bagan after having triggered a launch clause in his contract, permitting him to depart FC Goa with rapid impact. ATK Mohun Bagan have parted methods with Antonio Habas on Saturday after a string of poor outcomes noticed the facet slip to the underside half of the factors desk.

FC Goa mentioned assistant coach Clifford Miranda will take interim cost of the primary crew.

“We’re very disillusioned to lose Juan. His determination to depart the membership was fairly surprising and got here as a shock, notably at this juncture of the season, the place we’re in the midst of the season,” FC Goa’s Director of Soccer Ravi Puskur mentioned in an announcement.

“We’re notably disillusioned that we had been saved in the dead of night till yesterday morning the place he communicated his need to depart the membership. Nonetheless, as soon as he acknowledged his stance and the discharge clause was activated, we had been left with little different. I want Juan one of the best for his future,” added Puskur.

The 40-year-old Ferrando, in his solely full season with FC Goa in 2020/21, guided the ‘Gaurs’ to the semifinals of the Indian Tremendous League.

He was additionally in control of the membership throughout their maiden and historic continental voyage within the AFC Champions League, the place they completed third in Group E.

Beneath the Spanish coach, the Gaurs additionally managed to win their first event after they lifted the Durand Cup, defeating Bengaluru FC on penalties within the remaining earlier this 12 months.

FC Goa president and co-owner Akshay Tandon confirmed Ferrando’s departure from the membership on Sunday by way of a sequence of tweets.


“With disappointment I might like to substantiate that @JuanFerrandoF has triggered his launch clause, obliging us to launch him of his duties in order that he can be part of @atkmohunbaganfc. As lengthy the cash will get deposited in our accounts, we do not need a selection in his determination,” Tandon tweeted.

Launch clause permits different golf equipment to signal a participant or coach from his or her present membership for a specific quantity, which the participant or coach is required to pay.

Matters talked about on this article


Most Popular