National football team head coach Igor Stimac on Wednesday said his players have been doing a good job with the possession-based style of play but need improvement in some areas.
Speaking during an international virtual coaching conference organised by the All India Football Federation, Stimac said the 4-2-3-1 formation is the “best system for Indian football.”
“We are really proud of the players how they have executed their job so far. They have been doing the right job. There has been an overall improvement,” Stimac said.
Talking about the playing style, the 1998 Fifa World Cup bronze medal-winning Croatian said, “We have had to adapt to a system where players play more with the ball. We have switched to 4-2-3-1 where the game starts from the goalkeeper and the centre-backs play a major role in controlling the game.
“There are connected movements and players need…