Bhubaneswar: Indian Super League (ISL) outfit Odisha FC announced Raj Athwal as the club’s new president.
Raj has 25 years’ experience of working in the higher echelons of British football, with clubs like Glasgow Rangers, Coventry City and Watford. He also worked with some of the world’s top coaches like Brendan Rodgers, Gordon Strachan, Sean Dyche, Ally McCoist, Gary McAllister, Peter Reid, Rob Page (current Wales manager) and Nigel Clough.
As president, Raj will be responsible for Odisha FC’s day-to-day operations and financial performance, on and off the field.
“My objective is to make Odisha FC into a financially sustainable business, by returning a healthy growth in profits year on year,” said Raj.