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When you think of great managers in the beautiful game today, the obvious names come to mind.  Pep Guardiola.  José Mourinho.  Jürgen Klopp.  Diego Simeone.  Brendan Rodgers.  But after you read this, you will want to add another name: Stephen Constantine.


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When Stephen Constantine reflects on a career that has so far taken him from London to Sudan via India, Nepal, North Korea and Rwanda among 80 other countries, he does so with an air of understatement.

His journey is a remarkable, complex one that he describes as a privilege. Yet the 57-year-old plays much of it down, almost surprised that there can be so much interest in his nomadic existence.

A dedicated, highly motivated and proven winner at every level of the game, with substantial international experience, having managed 6 national teams and several clubs in 4 continents over the last 25 years.


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“Under Stephen Constantine we not only improved our ranking but were competitive against top teams in the Asian Cup. He consistently raised the self-belief of the team,” Jeje Lalpekhlua, Chennaiyin FC

“Coach Stephen Constantine implemented values of hard work, continual improvement in performance, and professionalism on and off the field from the day he arrived.” Danny Deigan, Head of Sports Science 

Imagine taking over the reins of a national team at its lowest ever FIFA ranking and within three years, qualify for a first major tournament on merit in 35 years, jumping 76 places up the ladder not being the least of it

India National and U23 Head Coach - 2015-2019

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All India Football Federation President Mr. Praful Patel thanked Stephen Constantine for his contribution to Indian Football.

Constantine who had taken over as the Head Coach of the Senior Men’s Indian National Team in February 2015, announced his decision step down after India bowed out of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2015 on Monday (January 14, 2018).

Constantine’s contract with AIFF ran till January 31.

In his statement, Mr. Patel said: “It’s been a wonderful journey. We have travelled a long distance together, and the world has seen it all. I would like to wish Stephen all the very best for the future, and thank him for all his efforts and contribution towards Indian Football.”

AIFF General Secretary Mr. Kushal Das in his statement said: “We respect and accept his decision. I would like to thank Stephen for guiding us through a very critical phase in Indian Football. Under his guidance we witnessed some of the most successful days in Indian football in recent times. It’s time for Indian Football to enter a new phase. I wish Stephen all the best in his future endeavours,” Mr. Das stated.

In the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, India who were clubbed with hosts UAE, Thailand and Bahrain in Group A, finished on 3 points. After a splendid start in the tournament where the Blue Tigers beat Thailand 4-1, they went down to UAE 0-2 and 0-1 to Bahrain in the next two games, thus bowing out.




After being asked by my good friend Owen Amos, a senior journalist for the BBC, to write my autobiography 3 years ago, it is now available!

It tells my story as Football's most travelled coach. From the Cypriot fourth division to the India National Team - twice!

I really hope it is a good read for you all!



A Year in the Championship gives the reader a unique opportunity to review a seasons worth of training sessions by an English Professional Team.

Written by Stephen Constantine