The head coach of the Indian soccer team, Igor Stimac, who recently got a contract extension, admitted that his job is far from over, but that he is on track to achieve it. The team kept their hopes of qualifying for the AFC Asian Cup 2023 alive by finishing third in the group stage of the WCQ 2022.
The head coach of the Indian soccer team, Igor Stimac, was offered a contract extension until September 2022, which will see him lead the team until 2023 AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers. According to the Croatian, the Covid-19 pandemic has ruined their plans, but that will not allow them to hinder progress. However, they feel that their work is far from over, but they are on track to do so.
“It has been a pleasure working with @IndianFootball since 2019 and I am most excited to have had this opportunity to continue working with these wonderful people for another year. Our work is far from finished, but we are on track to achieve our goal.” said Igor Stimac, on Twitter.
“The COVID pandemic has dented our plans to a great extent, but we will not stall. I take this opportunity to thank @praful_patel, Kushal Das, @ abhiy10, the technical committee and all the members of the Indian Football family for keeping theirs trust. in me, “added the head coach.
Despite a shaky start, Igor Stimac led the Indian soccer team to third place in Group E of the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers, which also included players like Qatar, Oman, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. The result kept alive their hopes of qualifying for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup in China.