In interview to Oceania Football Center recently, Lautoka FC’s head coach Anginesh Prasad revelead he is set to leave the head coach position of the Blues. Prasad, a long-serving staff member of Lautoka, achieved important milestones for the team, but he mentioned he is set to leave the club: “I’ve resigned a as head coach ofLautoka – last day with the team is 25th February“, said Prasad.
“My coaching career started in 2013 with Lautoka FC where I also successfully completed my FIFA/OFC B License certification. I have also achieved most of everything in the local arena including an O-League silver medal“, said the coach that is departing to Australia very soon – Prasad also stated his move is not football related as he is going to focus on his academic career in Australia.
“My aim has always been with youth development and believing in them during games. I am extremely proud to develop lots of young players who are currently with Lautoka and Fiji National Team; Likes of Muni Shivam, Mohammed Shazil, Sekove Luma, Gulum Rasool, Junior Dekedeke, Sterling Vasconcellos, etc“, stated the proud coach on his duties on youth football development – “for any players who want to have an active, dynamic, successful, growth-oriented life, they need to craft it themselves” he added.
Prasad informed Lautoka’s direction board is still looking for a suitable candidate to take over the position in order to guide the team to sucess in the upcoming season of football in Fiji. The next edition of the Fijian Premier League is set to start this weekend – 18th and 19th February – in Fiji, with Prasad still in charge of Lautoka’s first match as he departs only next 25th Feb as mentioned.