FC Pune City and Antonio Habas part ways

Pune (Maharashtra) [India]: Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Pune City on Friday confirmed that it has parted ways and has mutually terminated the employment contract with head coach Antonio Lopez Habas and assistant coach Miguel Martinez Gonzalez with immediate effect.

“FC Pune City thanks Habas for his efforts over the last one and half years and wishes him the best in his future endeavors,” the club said. “The name of the new head coach will be announced shortly,” it added.

Habas on his part said, “It was a very professional and pleasant experience working with FC Pune City in ISL. However, due to longer season, it is unfortunate that I cannot continue as I have already made prior contractual commitments.”

“I would like to thank the Owners, Management and the Orange Army who has stood by the team in the best and the worst moments. I wish the Club all the best for the future,” he added. (ANI)