5/11/2019 1:11:31 AM (GMT+3)

Mohun Bagan sign Spaniard Vicuna as head coach

Mohun Bagan sign Spaniard Vicuna as head coach

KOLKATA: Mohun Bagan has signed Jose Antonio Vicuna as the club’s head coach for the 2019-20 season, the club said in a statement on Friday.

The 47-year-old Vicuna, a UEFA Pro Licence coach, has vast experience in European football after having stints in Spain and Polish Top Division – Ekstraklasa.

Vicuna will arrive here in June last week, the club said on their website.

He won the Polish League and the Polish Cup in 2012-13 as part of Legia Warsaw coaching staff. In 2015-16, he won the Polish Super Cup as part of the Lech Poznan coaching staff.

He has worked extensively as an assistant with Jan Urban, an experienced Polish coach who represented Poland in 1986 World Cup.

He was an integral part of Legia Warsaw coaching team which was beaten in final playoff round of UEFA Champions League, and subsequently played UEFA Europa League group stage in 2013-14.

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