Kolkata, May 10, 2019: José Antonio “Kibu” Vicuña is appointed as the new coach for Mohun Bagan F.C. team for the 2019-2020 season. The 47-year-old Spanish national is a UEFA Pro Licence holder and has vast experience in professional coaching. Before joining Mohun Bagan he was at the helm of Wisła Płock (Poland First Division – Ekstraklasa).
Vicuña has a wealth of experience of coaching in Spain and Poland. He won the Polish League and the Polish Cup in 2012-13 as part of Legia Warsaw coaching staff. In 2015-16, he won the Polish Super Cup as part of the Lech Poznań coaching staff. He has worked extensively as an assistant with Jan Urban, an experienced Polish coach who represented Poland in 1986 World Cup. He was an integral part of Legia Warsaw coaching team which was beaten in final playoff round of UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE and subsequently played UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE group stage in 2013-14.
He has coached prominent footballers like Raul Garcia, César Azpilicueta, Nacho Monreal and Javi Martinez. He was involved with youth teams of former La Liga club CA Osasuna.
He has acquired several Professional Coaching Titles from Spanish Football Federation such as Professor of Tactics, Master of Physical Preparation etc.