Mohun Bagan SG part ways with Ferrando, name Habas as head coach
Habas, who previously served as head coach of the Mariners from 2020-22, will embark on his second stint with the club.
Indian Super League (ISL) side Mohun Bagan Super Giant on Wednesday announced that they have parted company with head coach Juan Ferrando and will have Antonio Lopez Habas taking over in the same role.
Ferrando took charge of Mohun Bagan SG midway during the ISL 2021-22 season and guided the club to the playoffs in his first season with the club. The following season was one to remember for Ferrando, with the Spaniard guiding the club to the ISL Cup during the 2022-23 season and then the Durand Cup.
Habas, who previously served as head coach of the Mariners from July 2020 to December 2021, will begin his second stint with the club. He is among the most successful coaches in ISL history, having won two ISL Cups and the only head coach to do it. Under Habas, Mohun Bagan SG will look to get their campaign back on track, starting from the Kalinga Super Cup.
Mohun Bagan Super Giant had a strong start to the ISL 2023-24 season, going unbeaten in their first seven matches while winning six. However, they struggled towards the end of the year, suffering three straight defeats. Besides that, the Mariners also crashed out of the group stage in the AFC Cup. The Mariners currently sit in the fifth position in the ISL standings with 19 points from 10 games.