Odisha FC have signed Steven Dias as India's Assistant Coach

Steven Dias (Photo Card: Jamshedpur FC)

Steven Dias (Photo: Jamshedpur FC)

Steven Dias joined Jamshedpur FC as his assistant in the Indian Super League last season.

  • IANS
  • Last Updated: August 13, 2020, 1:05 PM IST

Odisha FC announced on Thursday that it has signed former India star Steven Dias as their new Indian vice-president before making it to the 7th division of the Indian Super League (ISL). The 36-year-old former midfielder has joined the Bhubaneswar club on a one-year deal.

After playing for the Indian national team and many famous clubs such as Air India, Mahindra United, Churchill Brothers, Delhi Dynamos, and Mumbai FC, Dias joined Jamshedpur FC as his assistant last year.

In addition to the Indian assistant coach, the club have also announced the restoration of Spanish power and the terms of coach Joan Casanova next season. He was also part of the OFC training team coached by former coach Josep Gombau.

After the signings, head coach Stuart Baxter said, "Steven has won his playing career and the players consider him. He will be a great asset to us while coaching."

"Joan is giving us progress, our players have confidence in him and we are on the same page with the football situation and recovery."

After joining Odisha FC, Dias said: “I look forward to working hard with the club to achieve a good start to the season. my ability.

Meanwhile, Joan said: “I look forward to working alongside Stuart and the new training team. It will be new experiences and new knowledge. Finally, I hope all people in India recover quickly from COVID-19 and league. can be played on securities. "

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