"I am very happy to have Igor Stimac as the national team Coach. He is a very experienced coach and has coached at really high levels.
"With his new tactics and techniques, I am sure the team will reach higher levels too. I am looking forward to training under him and learn a lot from him," Borges told Goal .
The new head coach's first assignment will be in Thailand as India take on the hosts, Curacao and Vietnam in the 2019 King's Cup in June. The former Croatia national team manager has already prepared a 36-member initial squad for the preparatory camp that is set to begin from May 22.