Thomas Dennerby has been appointed Indian girls’s nationwide staff coach forward of the 2022 AFC Girls’s Asian Cup (January 20-February 6) in India subsequent yr.
Dennerby replaces Maymol Rocky, who stepped down final month on account of private causes.
Dennerby, who was earlier in command of the Indian U-17 Girls’s World Cup squad, has over 30 years of teaching expertise with a number of nationwide squads.
The UEFA Professional Diploma Holder had guided Sweden’s girls’s nationwide staff to a third-place end within the FIFA World Cup in 2011 and a quarterfinal spot within the 2012 London Olympics.
“I’m grateful to the All India Soccer Federation for locating me appropriate for the job. It is an honour to be taking on because the Head Coach of the Indian Senior Girls’s Nationwide staff,” Dennerby mentioned.
“I’ve been in India and am conscious of the massive potential. It’s a huge problem to get the ladies prepared for the AFC Girls’s Asian Cup. Life is all about challenges, and I relish it.”
On Dennerby’s appointment, IFF Common Secretary Kushal Das mentioned: “Together with his huge expertise, Thomas will herald immense worth addition to the ladies’s staff. He’s acquainted with India, and we stay up for him enhancing our staff technically and competitively.”