India's new coach hoping high from Football team

The newly-appointed coach of Indian Football team Mr Armando Colaco has a lot to deliver at a time of rising expectations of people.

The All India Football Federations (AIFF) has shown doors to the popular British coach Bob Houghton when India's mission Asian Cup ended in shambles.
The new coach has a lot to do as a little over a week remains for India's 2014 World Cup qualifiers against UAE.

Time would decide as to how he guides the team for forthcoming national and international tournaments. Indian players would play two matches one with hosts Qatar on Sunday under the new mentor.

Colaco, who has been appointed coach for the next four months, cautioned fans against over expectations adding that he don't have any magic wand to show instant results.

He thanked UAE and Qatar for inviting India for the tournament and hoped that his team would deliver its best during the coming matches.

Calaco said, "I have prior commitments with my club Dempo as well and I will have sort that out if I have to continue."

India is currently at 147th place in the world football ranking and it played a friendly match in 2010 with the UAE, enjoying 94th place in the world rankings.