Constantine appointed Indian football team head coach

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New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Thursday confirmed the appointment of Stephen Constantine as the head coach of the national team.

“Constantine will also be in charge of the India Under-23 national team. He is expected to take charge from the first week of February, 2015,” AIFF said in a release.

Constantine was at the helm of affairs of the Indian team from 2002 till 2005, during which tie they won the LG Cup in Vietnam and finished runners-up in the Afro-Asian Games.

He was the coach of the Rwanda national team before joining the Indian team. The Englishman guided the Africans to their highest-ever world ranking of 68 in last month’s FIFA ranking.

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