Luis Norton de Matos appointed as the India U-17 WC Team Head Coach

Luis Norton de Matos
Luis Norton de Matos(second from left) appointed as Head Coach of India U-17 World Cup Team,
Picture Courtesy: AIFF Media

Luis Norton de Matos was officially appointed as the Head Coach of the India U-17 World Cup Team today, 1st March 2017 for the upcoming mega event - FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

Former Portugal International, Luis Norton de Matos apart from managing several clubs in Portugal, has also managed the Guinea-Bissau national football team.

"My role will be to orchestrate everything wherein the players will be playing their part. I admire AIFF’s vision and the U-17 World Cup will act as a base for development of Football in India. The players need to believe in themselves to do something special for the Country," he stated.

The 63 year old coach added, "I do have an Indian connection as my great grandfather was born in Goa. I will retain the positives of the last two years as we move forward"
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