AIFF part ways with India U-17 coach Nicolai Adam

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New Delhi, Feb 7: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Tuesday (February 7) officially parted ways on 'mutual consent' with India U-17 coach Nicolai Adam.

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Adam who had joined the team in April 2015 was in charge of the Indian youth side in 26 matches out of which the side won only 4 matches.

Nicolai Adam (centre) with the Indian team (Image courtesy: Indian Football Team official twitter handle)

AIFF released an official statement regarding the release of Adam. The official statement read: "The All India Football Federation and Head Coach of India U17 National Team, Mr. Nicolai Adam have today (February 7, 2017) agreed to part ways by mutual consent."

AIFF general secretary Kushal Das thanked the British manager for his service to the Indian side. The official website quoted Das: "We are grateful to Nicolai for his services towards development of the Indian U-17 National Team and wish him all the best for his future endeavours.

"The process of selecting a new National coach for the U-17 National Team has already been initiated. We shall appoint a replacement very soon and also hope to get the desired results."

After leaving his duty, Adam said: "I am grateful to AIFF for giving me the opportunity to serve as coach of the Indian U-17 National Team. I wish all the bright young talent the very best."

The Indian team is currently training for the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup which is scheduled to happen from October 6 this year in India.

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