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November 21, 2020

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GKFC appoint new goalkeeper coach

Kozhikode, November 21: Gokulam Kerala FC have appointed Mihir Sawant as goalkeeping coach for the upcoming I-League season.
Mihir is an AFC Level-3 license holder and was a former I-League goalkeeper. As a player, he has played for Dempo SC, Vasco, and Mohemmadans SC. The 33-year-old coach is based at Pune and has coached Jamshedpur FC (reserve team), Churchill Brothers, and Fateh Hyderabad FC.
He is the youngest goalkeeper coach in I-League and the youngest to hold the Level-3 goalkeeping coaching license.
“It is a great pleasure to come down to Kerala, where people carry the sport in their heart. I believe this is a great opportunity for me to work for Malabarians.  I have already attended training sessions and everything is going extremely well. We have already set our targets and that is to win the I-league and IFA Shield,” said Mihir.
“We welcome Mihir Sawant to Gokulam Kerala FC. His is a young but experienced goalkeeping coach in the country. We wish him the best for the upcoming season,” said Dr. B. Ashok Kumar, the CEO of Gokulam Kerala FC.

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