ISL 2020-21: Kerala Blasters, Kibu Vicuna half methods after membership fails to qualify for playoffs

ISL 2020-21: Kerala Blasters, Kibu Vicuna half methods after membership fails to qualify for playoffs

The 0-4 defeat to Hyderabad FC at Vasco on Tuesday sealed the Spaniard’s destiny on the helm of affairs of the membership.

ISL 2020-21: Kerala Blasters, Kibu Vicuna part ways after club fails to qualify for playoffs

File picture of Kibu Vicuna. Sportzpics/ISL

Margao:  Kerala Blasters on Wednesday sacked their coach Kibu Vicuna following the membership’s 0-4 thrashing by the hands of Hyderabad FC of their Indian Tremendous League match, which ended any faint hopes of constructing it to the playoffs stage.

Beneath Vicuna, the Kozhikode-based aspect gained simply three matches, shedding seven and drawing eight as they occupy the tenth spot within the 11-team league with 16 factors.

The 0-4 defeat to Hyderabad FC at Vasco on Tuesday sealed the Spaniard’s destiny on the helm of affairs of the membership.

Assistant coach Ishfaq Ahmed will take cost of the favored membership within the remaining two inconsequential matches “on an interim foundation until a everlasting substitute is introduced”.

Kerala Blasters, nevertheless, mentioned Vicuna was leaving the membership on “mutual consent”.

“The membership can affirm that we now have parted methods with head coach Kibu Vicua on mutual consent. We want to thank him for his contributions through the season and need him all the perfect in his future endeavours,” the membership mentioned in a press release.

Vicuna, who guided Mohun Bagan to I-League title final 12 months, mentioned sadly the season has been uncommon and sudden for Kerala Blasters.

“…I at all times give all my coronary heart …but in addition give no excuses. I wish to thank all of the administration, gamers, teaching employees, and members of the membership for his or her professionalism, kindness, and closeness. I wish to categorical my gratitude to all of the Kerala Blasters followers for his or her help,” he mentioned.

Kerala Blasters Sporting Director Karolis Skinkys mentioned the membership had a transparent goal to make enhancements this season however sadly the outcomes weren’t what it anticipated.

“We’re grateful for his (Vicuna’s) dedication and professionalism in direction of the membership and need him effectively for the long run,” he mentioned.

The membership has a big fan following in Kerala and past and it not too long ago turned the primary soccer staff within the nation to achieve 2 million followers on Instagram.

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