SC East Bengal hire Manuel Diaz as head coach, bids farewell to Robbie Fowler: SC East Bengal can confirm that the club has agreed with Robbie Fowler to a mutual termination of the head coach’s contract.
Alongside his assistant Tony Grant, he took charge of the team in a very challenging period of transition and managed to overcome significant odds to bring the fans some moments of joy in the club’s first ever season in the Hero Indian Super League.
Everyone at SC East Bengal would like to wish Robbie all the best with his future endeavours and look forward to his continued association with Shree Cement Limited.
SC East Bengal is proud to welcome Manuel ‘Manolo’ Diaz as our new head coach for the Hero Indian Super League 2021-22 season.
With over 20 years of coaching experience, including a significant period of time in the Real Madrid C.F. setup, Manolo brings with him a wealth of experience and a winning mentality.
SC East Bengal hire Manuel Diaz as head coach, bids farewell to Robbie Fowler
The 53-year-old has an overall win rate of 41.77 percent over 328 matches coached in his two-decade career, and a 46.66 win rate in his latest stint at Real Madrid Castilla (2018-19).
“In Madrid, we say ‘Winning is in our DNA’. We love the pressure and expectation that comes with coaching a big club,” Manolo said.