ISL Club Delhi Dynamos FC announced that they have terminated the contract with their Coach, the former Italian international & Barcelona full-back, Gianluca Zambrotta.
Zambrotta is rumoured to be heading to China is for a new coaching assignment. The Italian was appointed coach of ISL franchise Delhi Dynamos for the last season. Delhi made it to the last four but did not go through to the final. The rumour states that Zambrotta has just moved to China as an assistant coach in the Chinese Super League team Jiangsu Suning. Fabio Capello has been appointed the new coach for Jiangsu Suning and Zambrotta is expected to join Capello. The former World Cup winner took Delhi Dynamos to 21 points in a third place finish in the group stages. In the semi-final the Dynamos lost in penalties to Kerala Blasters.
Capello’s coaching team, including Zambrotta and Brocchi were seen at Hongkong airport. pic.twitter.com/KiJzneROho
— JS Suning FC News (@suningfc) June 12, 2017
All the Best Coach Zambrotta!! It’s been amazing to interact and learn from you!
DDFC fans stay tuned we have huge news coming next week! pic.twitter.com/e03bMIbHpi
— Rohan Sharma (@MrRohanSharma) June 14, 2017
“It’s been an honour and a privilege for me to manage Delhi Dynamos FC and work in the Indian Super League. While my new assignment takes me away from Delhi, I have nothing but fond memories of the Club and its Fans,” Zambrotta said in a statement.
Delhi is yet to make an announcement regarding the new coach, but do you think parting ways with Zambrotta will affect Delhi’s performance in the next season?