Mohun Bagan coach Kashyap steps down

Last Updated: Sat, Oct 13, 2012 17:51 hrs

Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) Mohun Bagan's chief football coach Santosh Kashyap resigned Saturday, taking responsibility for the club's poor performance in the current season so far.

The club said in a statement that Kashyap, who was appointed chief coach for the season in June, put in his papers in view of the team's "below average performance in the current season 2012-13".

Kashyap, a former Air India coach, was under pressure after Mohun Bagan's early exit in the Federation Cup and back-to-back losses in the I-League.

The club management has accepted Kashyap's resignation, the statement said.

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