East Bengal names Bastab Roy as coach

East Bengal has announced Bastab Roy as its coach for the upcoming I-League season.

Roy said he is well aware of the expectations of the EB fans, "Being coach of East Bengal is challenging. Just because it's East Bengal, I didn't think twice."   -  Special Arrangement

East Bengal announced on Friday that former ATK assistant coach Bastab Roy will be the team’s head coach for the upcoming I-League season.

Roy said he is well aware of the expectations of the EB fans, "Being coach of East Bengal is challenging. Just because it's East Bengal, I didn't think twice," said Roy, who replaced Khalid Jamil.

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“The one thing I learnt from ISL coaches (Antonio Habas, Teddy Sheringham, Jose Molina) is discipline,” he added.

Subhash Bhowmick, who does not have the requisite coaching license, will continue as the technical director.