United Victory extends Coach Athif's contract
United Victory has extended Coach Mohamed Athif's contract. Coach Athif was one of the five top coaches in the FAM-Maldives football awards for 2016. Though he lead the newly promoted United Victory to the FA Cup semi-final,his biggest achievement last year was finishing the league in the admirable fourth place.
Coach Athif who had coached the Women's National team and the under 21 national team,had moved to United Victory from Victory Sports Club at the end of 2015.
Coach Athif will be assisted by Coach Ali Hassan (Ayya) and goalkeeper coach, Coach Ahmed Murthala (Murey).
Coach Ali was in-charge of the United Victory's under-21 squad last season. Athif and Ali had played in the top tier with Club Lagoons in the 80's.
Goalkeeper Coach, Coach Ahmed Murthala who extended his contract with United Victory. He had worked with Junior National Teams and Club Eagles under-21s. Murthala in his playing career played for New Radiant Sports Club, Club Eagles and BG Sports.
United Victory along with Club Eagles are the only clubs that has unchanged coaching staff in the top tier.
We Wish Coaches, Athi, Ayya and Murey all the best.
(Photo : avas)31 January 2017