Ashley Westwood joins ISL side Atletico de Kolkata as Technical Director

Kolkata: Defending champions Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) have appointed former Bengaluru FC coach Ashley Westwood as its new Technical Director for the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) season.

File photo of Ashley Westwood. Image Credit: Bengaluru FC Facebook page

File photo of Ashley Westwood. Credit: Bengaluru FC

Westwood served as Bengaluru FC's manager for three years between 2013-16, a stint which led to two I-League titles (13-14 and 15-16 seasons) and the Federation Cup in 2015.

Westwood joins ISL after coaching Penang FA in the Malaysian Super League.

"I take this opportunity to welcome our technical director Ashley Westwood to the ATK family and believe that it is going to be a fascinating experience for him. Our effort to incorporate professionalism and build a well-knit team has further been heightened by Westwood joining the squad," co-owner of ATK, Sanjiv Goenka said in a statement.

"His multifarious profile and experience of coaching in India will guide ATK in making it big for this season," added Goenka.


Published Date: Jul 08, 2017 11:48 am | Updated Date: Jul 08, 2017 11:51 am