Chennaiyin FC head coach John Gregory wins ISL Coach of the Year

Vastavam web: Indian Super League team Chennaiyin FC head coach John Gregory has bagged the ISL Coach of the Year award instituted by theAssociation of Indian Football Coaches (AIFC).The award was presented at AIFCs inaugural awards at the DY Patil School of Medicine in Navi Mumbai today, a press note said here.Gregory was recognised for guiding Chennaiyin FC to its second ISL title in March this year, in his first ever coaching stint in India.He said he was excited to return to India in a few weeks and begin the new campaign of the champions and defend the ISL title.

“The support of a body like AIFC is extremely important for the entire fraternity of coaches.From all of us at Chennaiyin FC, we would be glad to help the aspiring coaches out there in their endeavours,” he added.Under Gregory, Chennaiyin FC won their second ISL title in March, finishing the campaign with an eight-game unbeaten run. The victory also ensured CFC a place in the 2019 AFC Cup.The 64-year-old Englishman has already been retained by the two-time ISL champions as he signed a one-year extension in March.