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2016-07-17     11:28:53am

Indian Super League Guwahati franchise, NorthEast United FC, revealed its signing of new head coach for the third edition for ISL season ahead.

The John Abraham owned ISL team singed in former Portugal U-20 and Iran U-23 boss Eduardo Manuel Martinho Braganza de Vingada, commonly known as Nelo Vingada, for the upcoming Indian Super League Season after Brazilian Sergio Farias decided to part away with NorhtEast United after singing the deal.

63 year old Portuguese has a long experience of coaching the youth side like Portugal U-20, Portugal Olympic, Saudi Arabia, FC Seoul, Maritimo and many more.

He served as an assistant manager under Carlos Queiroz of the Portugal U-20 team during a prosperous reign, when they won back to back FIFA U-20 World Cups in 1989 and 1991. 

Before Signing NorhtEast United FC Vingada spent a short tenure with Portuguese sporting club Maritimo for the second time and lead the team to League Cup finals in spite of criticism.

Nicked named as "Professor" Nelo won Asian Cup with Saudi Arabia in 1996 and had successful stint with Zamalek SC in Egypt and FC Seoul in South Korea as head coach.

Guwahati franchise now  look ahead to overcome Farias´s hard hit blow and train with "The Professor" to build up for the season.