Indian Super League ( ISL) Mumbai City FC co-owner Ranbir Kapoor has announce Costa Rican midfielder Alexandre Henrique Borges Guimaraes as its head coach for season 3 of the football Indian Super League. Alexandre is best known for his great achievements as the Head Coach of the Costa Rica National Squad, leading them past the qualifying stages for the 2002 and the 2006 FIFA World Cups. Ranbir Kapoor say that the former Al Wasl coach has the right mentality to guide the Mumbai club to success after having failed to qualify for the playoffs in their first two seasons.

Ranbir Kapoor said, “We are extremely excited to have Alexandre on board with us. As a coach, and as a player, he has always shown great endearing and persistent traits, along with a winner’s mentality, that resound with our beliefs at Mumbai City FC. We are very confident that he is a right fit for the club, and for this city.”

Alexandre was on board with Saprissa, where he worked for several years, winning three national tournaments with them. He has also coached several teams internationally, such as Comunicaciones of Guatemala, Irapuato and Dorados de Sinaloa in Mexico and tasted success with teams like Al Wasl in UAE & Tiajin Teda in China. Alexandre has two children from his wife Lina Mora, CelsoBorges, his elder son is a player of the Costa Rican national team and Spanish club Deportivo de La Coruña in La Liga.

Mumbai City FC  new Head Coach Alexandre Henrique Borges Guimarães very excited about this new challenge.

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