Atlético de Kolkata are all set to appoint José Francisco Molina Jiménez as their new head Coach.

The deal is expected to be finalized in few weeks. The 45 years old Spaniard was also on the radar of other ISL Franchise too.But he opted to choose cause of Atlético de Madrid , Where he played 189 games as a Goal Keeper.

He also represented Spain national team 9 times.


11 years of his extensive professional career were spent at Atlético Madrid and Deportivo de La Coruña , where he won a total of five titles combined. Over the course of 14 seasons, he appeared in 415 La Liga matches.

Molina made his Spanish national team debut as an outfield player against Norway on 24 April 1996 – a cameo appearance as a left winger, as all replacements had been made by coach Javier Clemente and Juan Manuel López retired injured.

He was then included in the squads for UEFA Euro 1996 and the 1998 FIFA World Cup , but had to wait until Euro 2000 for first-choice status, although he was dropped after a blunder in the opening 0–1 loss to Norway and did not play afterwards.

He also managed Teams Like Villarreal C,Villarreal B,Villarreal ,Getafe B

Before joining Atlético de Kolkata he was the head coach of Hong Kong Premier League side Kitchee Sports Club.

Later they went to lift the Hong Kong premier large trophy under his coaching.

We wanna welcome our Coach….And Wish him best of Luck….for ISL3