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New Indonesian coach Luis Milla announces management team

Spanish tactician Luis Milla has unveiled backroom staff to work with him as the new Indonesian national team head coach.

Following his appointment in January, the 50-year-old tactician decided to bring some familiar names who used to be part of his managerial team.

His former fitness coach at Spanish club CD Lugo and Real Zaragoza, Miguel Gandia joined him as assistant coach, along with Simon Toselli and Indonesian legend Bima Sakti .

While for goalkeeping coach position, Milla appointed Eduardo Perez Moran, who previously worked with him at UAE’s Al Jazira in 2013, from APOEL FC of Cyprus.

“I brought Miguel Gandia, who previously worked with me at Lugo and Real Zaragoza. And also Eduardo Perez, who had six-month stint with me in UAE, he is a goalkeeping coach and speak fluently in English,” said Milla.

Milla was the head coach when Spain won the U-21 UEFA Championship in 2011. Among the players he managed in that tournament were Juan Mata, David de Gea, Cesar Azpilicueta and Thiago Alcantara.