ATK appoints Ashley Westwood as Technical Director

Westwood led Bengaluru FC to two I-League titles and a Confederation Cup win. He now comes to the ISL after coaching Penang FA in the Malaysian Super League.

Westwood has spent long years playing in England and will have valuable inputs to guide ATK to defend its ISL title.   -  ATK Twitter handle

Indian Super League (ISL) winner Atlético de Kolkata appointed Ashley Westwood as its new technical director for the upcoming season. Westwood served as Bengaluru FC's coach for three years between 2013-16, a stint which led to two I-League titles (13-14 and 15-16 seasons) and the Federation Cup in 2015.

Westwood comes to the ISL after coaching Penang FA in the Malaysian Super League.

“I take this opportunity to welcome our Technical Director Ashley Westwood to the ATK family and believe that it is going to be a fascinating experience for him. Our effort to incorporate professionalism and build a well-knit team has further been heightened by Westwood joining the squad. His multifarious profile and experience of coaching in India will guide ATK  in making it big for this season,” said Sanjiv Goenka, co-owner of ATK.