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Bengaluru FC appoint Marco Pezzaiuoli as head coach

Marco Pezzaiuoli appointed as the head coach of Bengaluru FC on a three-year performance-based contract that runs till the end of the 2023-24 (ISL) season.

Marco Pezzaiuoli

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  13 Feb 2021 10:32 AM GMT

BENGALURU: Bengaluru FC has announced the appointment of Marco Pezzaiuoli as the club's head coach on a three-year performance-based contract that runs till the end of the 2023-24 Indian Super League (ISL) season.

His first assignment will be leading Bengaluru in the AFC Cup Preliminary Stage Two game that takes place on April 14. The 52-year-old's most recent stint was with Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt where he served as Technical Director.

"I'm very proud to be a part of Bengaluru FC, and excited about the challenge to bring the team back to the top. I am always keen to gather experiences in life and football and to be able to make a difference wherever I go. I'm also keen to share my experience to help Indian football grow. I'm really looking forward to joining the team as soon as I can," said Pezzaiuoli in a statement.

Pezzaiuoli started his coaching career as the Youth Director at Karlsruher SC, while his first stint outside Germany was with Suwon Samsung Bluewings FC in South Korea, where he won the K-League and K-League Cup in 2004.

He returned to Germany after and took charge of the German youth teams. (IANS)

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