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Gregory rewarded with new deal after winning Indian Super League

Chennaiyin FC beat Bengaluru 3-2 in Saturday’s final to become the first English manager to win the title.

Former Aston Villa boss John Gregory has signed a new contract at Chennaiyin FC after becoming the first English manager to win the Indian Super League.

The 63-year-old led Chennaiyin to the title on Saturday following a 3-2 victory over Bengaluru in the final.

And Gregory, who took charge of the Indian side in July 2017, has been rewarded for his success with a one-year contract extension.

“I am extremely delighted to continue with Chennaiyin FC for one more year,” head coach Gregory told Chennaiyin’s official website.

“My first year in India couldn’t have been more perfect, with us winning the title.

“It has been an incredible journey filled with some fabulous memories and achievements along the way.

“The togetherness shown by the entire squad throughout the season was exemplary.”

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