ISL: SC East Bengal appointed Mario Rivera as head coach.© Twitter
He was an assistant to former East Bengal coach Alejandro Menendez for 32 games in the 2018–19 I-League season before he was asked to take the reins.
Col Shivaji Samaddar, CEO, SC East Bengal, said, “We are delighted to appoint him as our head coach. Mario has been a part of East Bengal in the past and his experience in Indian football will be beneficial for the team for the rest of the season.”
Rivera, a UEFA Pro license holder, will undergo a mandatory quarantine period as per ISL rules and will then take charge of the team.
Under Diaz’s leadership, SC East Bengal are at the bottom of the 11-team ISL table with just four points.
SC East Bengal will next take on Bengaluru FC in Bambolim on Tuesday.
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