Kerala Blasters appoint Kibu Vicuna as new head coach

Kibu Vicuna

Kerala Blasters today announced the signing of Kibu Vicuna as thier new head coach. Kibu Vicuna recently won I League with Mohun Bagan. After one unsuccessful season at Kerala Blasters, Eelco Schattorie and Kerala Blasters parted way. The Club made an official announcement today.

Official Announcement!

It is another season and yet another new coach at Kerala Blasters. David James, Peter Taylor, Trevor Morgan, Terry Phelan, Steve Coppell, Rene Muelensteen, Nelo Vingada and Eelco Schattorie have coached Kerala Blasters.

Mohun Bagan scored 35 goals in this I League season and conceded only 13. Kibu had an impressive 76% winning percentage in this I League season. Result of that, They are the I League champions. Kibu used 29 Players in Mohun Bagan. Few of them might be heading to Kochi next season. Read this article below to know more.

Mohun Bagan played eye-catching football under Kibu Vicuna. They played free flowing football and scored the most number of goals in the League. Mariners mostly played 4-2-3-1 formation in the I League. Here’s an interesting and detailed tactical analysis of Mohun Bagan under Kibu Vicuna.

Eelco Schattorie and Kibu both prefer keeping the ball. During the 6th season of ISL, Kerala Blasters were able to keep an ample amount of possession but failed to convert the chances. On the other hand, Mohun Bagan were unstoppable under the Spanish tactician. Here’s a must-read article that gives an insight about who fared better in the most recent season.

In 6 ISL seasons, Kerala Blasters have failed to win ISL silverware. Changing coaches stands to be one of the main reason of it. Can the former Wisla Plock coach guide them to thier first ever ISL trophy?