On Tuesday  India men’s senior national football head coach Igor Stimac increased his contract furthermore until the top of the AFC Asian Cup 2023.

The decision to increase the contract was counseled by the All India Football Federation (AIFF)  Technical Committee last month and was later legal by the manager committee in their individual conferences in kolkata.

The Executive Committee conjointly accepted the recommendations of the technical committee that expressed that ought to India qualify for the quarterfinal round within the tournament, then the coach’s contract are mechanically revived.

“I am extremely happy that the AIFF has placed the trust in the process that we have put in,” said Stimac in a statement released by AIFF. “We have had a very good run in the qualifiers, and we want to make sure that we keep building ourselves up till the Asian Cup and give a good account of ourselves in the continental stage,” he added.

The 55-year-old from  Croatia has been to blame of the Blue Tigers since 2019.

“Now that we have ensured qualification, we must make sure that we keep improving and finding our best combination till the Asian Cup,” he further added.

“Again, it is not an easy process, and there will be plenty of pain on the way, but if we can stick to the proper procedure and not take shortcuts, we can achieve our target of making it to the knockout rounds,” Stimac concluded.


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