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Keny Swain is interested to took charge of the U-17 Indian Football team.

Keny Swain is interested to took charge of the U-17 Indian Football team

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The British coach Keny Swain is interested to took charge of the U-17 Indian Football team, which will going to participate in 2017 U-17 World Cup. Keny is currently deputed as the coach of U-16 England football team, but opt to quit The Football Association. After almost ten years as a National Coach, Kenny Swain is leaving The Football Association.

The 1982 European Cup winner combines his role as Head Coach of the U16s with managing The FA's Talent Identification network. Swain worked as assistant coach to John Peacock at U17 level, where under his guidance, England participated in two World Cups and two European Championships in 2010 and 2014 successfully. He managed 11 games for U-17 England team where he won 6, lost 1 and drew 4 matches.

Having played as a striker, midfielder and full back in over 600 appearances for six different clubs including Aston Villa, Nottingham Forest and Chelsea, Swain, who won the European Cup in 1982 while at Villa, has been an FA coach educator for 16 years, including the UEFA Pro License coaching programme over the last decade. His finest moment in his 20 years playing carrer coming in Rotterdam when Aston Villa defeated Bayern Munich 1-0 in the European Cup final.

Swain participated in The Football Association's talent identification programme, had a major part in the development of players such as Daniel Sturridge, Danny Welbeck, James Milner, Michael Owen, Joe Cole, Jack Wilshere, Ross Barkley, Raheem Sterling and Luke Shaw who have all progressed from England U16 level to the senior national team.

According to the sources Keny Swain will going to have a discussion with AIFF shortly regarding his new assignment.

PLAYING CAREER

1972-1973       Wycombe Wanderers  
1973-1978 	Chelsea 	 
1978-1983 	Aston Villa  
1983-1985 	Nottingham Forest 	 
1985-1988 	Portsmouth  
1987-1988 	West Brom  
1988-1992 	Crewe Alexandra  

COAH CAREER
 
Wigan Athletic 	28 May 1993 	        2 September 1994 
Grimsby Town 	15 November 1996 	21 May 1997 	
England U16 	7 April 2004 	        Present  
England U17 	2 February 2012 	10 August 2013