Indian Super League: Naushad Moosa joins Bengaluru FC as assistant coach

Naushad Moosa , an AFC pro-licensed coach, will also head newly formed Indian Super League’s Bengaluru FC’s reserves side.
Naushad Moosa has been appointed as Bengaluru FC’s assistant coach.(HT Photo)
Naushad Moosa has been appointed as Bengaluru FC’s assistant coach.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 29, 2017 11:42 PM IST
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Bengaluru | ByHT Correspondent

Indian Super League (ISL) side Bengaluru FC on Thursday announced the appointment of AFC pro-licensed coach Naushad Moosa as assistant coach for the first team as well as head coach of the newly formed Bengaluru FC reserve side.

Moosa has formerly served as head of youth development and head coach of the Under-19 side at Pune FC and was chief coach of Air India Limited in 2012.

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“As a coach, it is a privilege to join a club that has a winning mentality. Bengaluru FC has won a trophy in each of its four seasons and the professionalism of this team is second to none. I’m really looking forward to being a part of the setup here,” said Moosa.

A former footballer himself, Moosa has turned out for Air India, Churchill Brothers, East Bengal FC, Mahindra United and Mohammedan Sporting in a career that spanned over 12 years. As coach of the Pune FC junior team, Moosa claimed the U-18 I-League twice in three years and won the Pune League in 2016.

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“We are very happy to add Naushad to our backroom staff. His experience as a player and coach will add a lot of value to our team and the added responsibility of managing the reserve squad will see him nurture the future stars at Bengaluru FC,” said club chief operating officer Mustafa Ghouse.

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