Mumbai: The Indian team will soon have a new chief coach as the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Thursday decided to not renew incumbent Wim Koevarmans' contract but retain him as the technical director. (Sachin Tendulkar launches Indian Super League football)
The AIFF executive committee that met here Thursday decided not to renew Koevarmans' contract after October and also appoint a new coach for the Under-17 side which will participate in the 2017 U-17 World Cup at home. (Indian team faces possible funding crunch)
Dutchman Koevarmans, under whom the team didn't perform well, will replace compatriot Rob Bann.