All India Football Federation’s Technical Director Scott O’Donnell on Saturday definitely pronounced that he’s not holding adult any pursuit with a AIFF and is withdrawal for home subsequent month.
Australian O’Donnell, who is portion a three-month notice duration to step down from his stream job, denied reports that he might take over as conduct manager of India Under-17 World Cup group with a AIFF set to pouch obligatory Nicolai Adam opposite whom a players have revolted.
“My three-month notice duration to step down as technical executive ends subsequent month and we am withdrawal for home when it (notice period) ends. My five-year organisation with Indian football is finale midst subsequent month,” O’Donnell, whose notice duration began in midst November, told PTI today.
“I wish to explain that we am not in a competition to take adult any other pursuit with a AIFF. we have enjoyed my army in India and with a AIFF. we wish to be with my family now and so due to personal reasons we am withdrawal this pursuit of AIFF technical director,” he said.
O’Donnell was now during a Ambedkar Stadium here along with a Under-17 World Cup squad, examination a compare of a newly-launched Indian Women’s League between Eastern Sporting Union of Manipur and Jeppiaar Institute of Technology FC of Puducherry.
Asked because he was during a track here with a Under-17 boys, he said, “Myself being here with a boys, zero should be review into this. They are here in Delhi and they wish to suffer a diversion of football. So, we am sitting with them here.”
Asked what kind of pursuit he would take adult in Australia, he said, “It’s a kind of identical pursuit yet on a smaller scale. we will be compared with Canberra provincial organisation in a identical ability that we am now carrying with a AIFF.”
Meanwhile, a Indian Under-17 World Cup football team’s training camp, that is to resume from Feb 1 in Goa, is expected to be behind due to a ongoing debate involving conduct manager Nicolai, inspiring a preparations for a mega eventuality after this year.
Sources told PTI that a players, who are now in a inhabitant capital, have not been given any directions to ensue to Goa.
The boys are still here after assembly AIFF President Praful Patel on Tuesday while Nicolai is in Goa, a venue for a training camp.
In a assembly on Tuesday, during Patel’s residence, Nicolai was told by a AIFF trainer to quit or be sacked after several boys complained by a minute that they have been “physically abused” by a manager and his partner Etibar Nizami Ibrahimov on some-more than one occasion.
According to a well-placed source, some of a boys were deliberation withdrawal for their homes in a deficiency of any transparent gauge from a AIFF on what they should do now.
According to a progressing schedule, they were to ensue to Goa after a contest in Russia to resume a inhabitant stay from Feb 1.
It has also been learnt that many among these 21 boys are not peaceful to continue training underneath Nicolai and they have indicated this to former India captains Bhaichung Bhutia and Renedy Singh when a twin interacted with a players after this debate pennyless out.