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FC Bengaluru United will host Spanish football giants Sevilla

FC Bengaluru United will host Sevilla FC in the city of Bengaluru as part of the Spanish football giant’s plans to expand its brand in India and other international markets. The Spanish football club’s management team, including its president, will visit the city from June 7-11. The announcement was made during a press conference hosted by FC Bengaluru United in the city on Friday.

As part of their visit, the club will also announce several special projects in conjunction with FC Bengaluru United. These include an online “Football Hackathon – Data Driven Players Performance Assessment”, a unique opportunity to effectively use data science in the field of professional football scouting and player performance analysis. Speaking during Sevilla FC’s visit to the city, FC Bengaluru United founder Gaurav Manchanda said: “We are delighted and honored to have Sevilla FC in Bengaluru, to experience the passionate atmosphere of football of the city. Their visit marks an important milestone as we move along the road map of our partnership.”

“The Hackathon along with other key events we have organized will play a key role in expanding Sevilla FC’s brand presence in India as well as aiding in technological and developmental innovations in Indian football,” he added. Meanwhile, FC Bengaluru United also announced on Friday the appointment of John Kenneth Raj as the club’s assistant coach to support new head coach Khalid Ahmed Jamil. Speaking on his new role, John said: “It is an honor and a privilege to be appointed assistant coach of FC Bengaluru United. The club has been on an upward growth trajectory and I am confident that with Khalid, we can build an even stronger FCBU team capable of achieving even greater accolades in Indian football.”

Head Coach Khalid Ahmed Jamil also said he was looking forward to working alongside Coach John as it will help the club take the next step. “I look forward to working with Coach John – his experience and deep understanding of the player progression path – from grassroots to elite level – will play a major role in shaping the plans, tactics and Roadmap ahead for FC Bengaluru United,” he said. “It has been an exciting few days, working with management, discussing ideas and plans and moving forward. I am looking forward to the season ahead and I am confident to help FC Bengaluru United to step up to the next level of Indian football,” added Khalid. .

Jamil was previously associated with Indian Super League (ISL) club NorthEast United FC. He has the distinction of being the first Indian head coach of an ISL team and the first Indian coach to qualify for the ISL playoffs. He also worked with East Bengal and Mohun Bagan as a manager and was instrumental in leading Aizawl FC to their maiden I-League title in the 2016-17 season. (ANI)

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