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East Bengal appoints Brazilian Carlos as head coach

Written by: Staff

Kolkata, July 3 (UNI) East Bengal today appointed Brazilian Carlos Roberto Pereira Da'Silva as the head coach for the 2006-07 season.

Club Secretary Kalyan Majumdar said his visa was being processed and ITC sent and he was expected to arrive in Kolkata next week.

The club also to announced that ex-India interntioonal Tarun Dey would be the manager(technical) and said that he will work in close association with the head coach in technical matters.

Bikash Panji will continue as Assistant Coach.

The physical fitness will be looked after by a team under the guidance of Alok Banerjee, Dean of Physical Education Kalyani University along with Dr M Ghosh, Ziarul Rehaman Mondal and Ashis Pal who will be responible for day to day fitness training programme.

Meanwhile, Sapan Bal, Manager of the team, said he had received a letter from Carlos where he stated that he would be happy to join the club on its termns and conditions and hoped to work with all concerned to built a new team and help soccer grow in the club.

Majumdar also announced that the players will be taught to speak English.

Carlos comes with a fat resume that includes coaching in clubs like Vasco Da Gama of Brazil and Pourtoguesa, Rubro FC, Desportiva Ferroviara. He was the head coach of Al Naser club, FC Barreira, Republic of Singapore. He was also the football coach of Brazilian Football Academy.

The 60-year-old Brazilian has been chosen from a series of bio-data that came from places like Switzerland to England and South Africa.

Meanwhile, Rahim Nabi today withdrew his case against East Bengal at a city civil court stating that there was a misunderstanding and that had been resolved. The judge allowed the submissions and dismissed the case.


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