AIFF officially announced the appointment of Igor Stimac as head coach of the Indian national men's football team, on Wednesday. Ahead of his hiring, ESPN had spoken to the national team's talisman Sunil Chhetri on the prospect of Stimac taking over, the legacy of Stephen Constantine, and what the new coach can expect from the players.
Excerpts from the interview:
On how hard it would be for Stimac to make an immediate impact
I think the first tournament will be a little difficult for him...