Indian outfit Sillong Lajong have appointed Stanley Rosario as their head coach ahead of the 2009-2010 season.
Rosario’s previous two stints in the last 10 months or so
haven’t been rewarded, as on both occasions he was unceremoniously chucked out.
He was sacked by East Bengal following the Federation Cup, while Salgaocar
refused to renew his contract after he guided them to I-League second division
Speaking to Goal.com, Lajong’s owner Larsing M. Sawyn said,
“We have decided to have Stanley Rosario as our new head coach as we felt that
in the I-League, we needed someone who has the experience.”
Meanwhile, Herring Shangpliang shall now act as the
technical director of the team after ensuring a place for the north-eastern
club in the I-League.
“This season, we are very serious about youth development in
the north-eastern region. Herring shall be our technical director overseeing
those projects,” added Larsing.
The former Indian assistant coach was overjoyed and buoyed
with the new challenge he has on his hands.
Rosario said, “There is talent and quality in north eastern region which
makes this project very exciting. I shall visit Chennai to see some boys participating
in the Santosh Trophy.
"I have a meeting with the club and the players later on
Tuesday wherein we shall discuss a few things.”
Also, Oil India’s Subrata Bhattacharya has been appointed as
the new head coach of Vasco SC.