Club Atlético Independiente presented this Thursday at the Libertadores de América-Ricardo Enrique Bochini stadium Leandro Stillitano as the new coach of the First Division squad.
“This club demands that you play well, but always keeping in mind that, as the Institution’s anthem says, also with a strong and temperate leg because there are moments where perhaps the game cannot be dominated, so other aspects must appear that the players have inside their body to be able to get the results forward,” said Stillitano, who comes to the club from Colo Colo in Chile, where he was Gustavo Quintero’s field assistant.
In turn, the brand new “Red” coach said: “Independiente has to win even the friendly matches. That is the reality and the greatness that marks this club. My goal is for the fan to feel identified with the team.”
“We are working day by day with Fabián (Doman) and Pablo (Cavallero) in assembling the squad. We know that Independiente has a very short margin of error and we aim to strengthen the squad. Additions will come that are aligned with this,” Stillitano said. about the possible signings of Independiente in this transfer market.
Finally, the coach thanked the “Red” fan: “I was very surprised with the show of support. Even on the plane back from Santiago de Chile I found people banking me. I want the other teams to start worrying about Independiente “.
Stillitano comes to Independiente to replace Julio César Falcioni and will be accompanied by Leandro Benítez and Nicolás Vazzoler as field assistants, Alejandro Tocalli as physical trainer and Damián Albil as goalkeeping coach.