Bino George appointed as new Head Coach of Kerala United FC
Experienced Prominent Malayali Coach To Take Charge Of the Hornbills Starting With I-league second division In September
Kerala United FC has appointed Bino George as the club’s Head Coach, the Hornbills announced on Monday. Bino George’s first assignment will be leading Kerala United in the I-league second division. The qualifiers will take place in September. The Forty-four-year-old most recently served for Kerala Based I-league side Gokulam Kerala FC where he served as Technical Director. With Impressive performances by winning major trophies like Durand Cup, Indian Women’s League and recently, I-league championship.
Bino George, who is currently the only AFC Pro License coach from Kerala, started his coaching career as the Assistant Coach at Viva Kerala FC for five years, while his first stint as Head Coach was with Quartz FC. Followed by a United Kolkata and later moving to Gokulam Kerala FC in 2017.
Speaking on his appointment, Bino George said, “I’m very proud to be a part of Kerala United FC, and excited about the challenge ahead. I always wanted to get back to football coaching and this is the best opportunity any coach could ask for and to be able to make a difference wherever I go. My intention is to give the best for the club and take the club to the top level of Indian Football. I’m really looking forward to joining the team as soon as I can.”
Commenting on the appointment, CEO Shabeer Mannaril said, “Bino brings with him the tremendous experience of having worked with clubs in the top successful clubs. What drew me to appointing him was his vision of developing Kerala Football by bringing several new professional players from Kerala and taking our project to the highest level.