Tom Saintfiet: “I am the Eco-Coach.”


Tom Saintfiet, former national coach of Namibia, Zimbabwe and other teams today said his coaching style is energy saving for players and so he is the “Eco Coach”.

Tom Saintfiet and Malik Riaz Hai Naveed
Tom Saintfiet and Malik Riaz Hai Naveed

In an exclusive meeting with FootballPakistan.Com (FPDC) Webmaster & Chief-Editor Malik Riaz Hai Naveed he assured his interest to become national coach of Pakistan: “I am very interested to coach Pakistan, I have studied their last matches and I am sure, with my tactics Pakistan can beat Bangladesh and even Lebanon to qualify for the main round for the World Cup Qualification.”

Under counter-attack coach Tom Saintfiet, Namibia impressed in 15 matches, getting 23 points and scoring 17 goals. Before Tom took over Namibia only won one out of 13 games.

“I don’t care about playing beautiful football, at the end of the day no one asks about the style, they only care about a win or a loss” Tom said in the meeting.

In the meeting Tom Saintfiet offered Pakistan Football Federation to coach the national team in the friendly matches against Palestine at the end of May. “Tom wants to show his abilities and that he is not interested in money”, Malik Riaz Hai Naveed concluded.