Gokulam Kerala FC have appointed Mihir Sawant as goalkeeping coach for the upcoming 2020/21 I-League season.
Mihir is an AFC Level-3 license holder and was himself a former I-League goalkeeper. As a player, he has played for Dempo SC, Vasco SC, and Mohammedans Sporting Club. The 33-year-old coach is based in Pune and has coached Jamshedpur FC (reserve team), Churchill Brothers and Fateh Hyderabad AFC.
He is the youngest goalkeeper coach in I-League and the youngest to hold the Level-3 goalkeeping coaching license in India.
“It is a great pleasure to come down to Kerala, where people carry the sport in their heart. I believe this is a great opportunity for me to work for Malabarians. I have already attended training sessions and everything is going extremely well. We have already set our targets and that is to win the I-league and IFA Shield,” said Mihir.
“We welcome Mihir Sawant to Gokulam Kerala FC. His is a young but experienced goalkeeping coach in the country. We wish him the best for the upcoming season,” said Dr. B. Ashok Kumar, the CEO of Gokulam Kerala FC.
(Gokulam Kerala FC)