Yan Cheng Law is an Indian professional football manager of the Nepal Super League club Biratnagar City FC. Yan will donate his entire salary earned as the coach of Biratnagar City FC.
Law s the youngest coach to have obtained the AFC A license by the age of 26. At the age of 18, while playing for George Telegraph in the Calcutta League. Law was forced to take the D coaching License course by Joydeep Mukherjee, one of the George Telegraph officials.
Joydeep saw Law’s potential to become a coach. Despite being made fun of by the older men at the course, Law obtained his license. However, upon returning to George Telegraph he was excluded from the team. So, he turned to full-time coaching with the help of his father.
Law started his career by managing Calcutta United Club at the age of 20. Then Law got appointed as the head coach of Minerva Punjab FC after impressing owner Ranjit Bajaj while Head of Youth Development at Mohammedan. Then in 2020, he was appointed as the head coach of Mohammedan FC, but soon parted ways with the club on 11th Oct 2020.
Law also managed Techtro Swades United and Aizawl FC before shifting to Nepal. Law is also the youngest coach to manage a top-tier league in Indian football.
India and Nepal both countries suffering from COVID-19
Both the countries India and Nepal are one of the worst-hit countries by the second wave of COVID-19. India have already been defeated by the ongoing pandemic, and Nepal has reported the third variant of the disease. On Thursday, 8000 new cases were reported in Nepal. The healthcare system of both countries has struggled immensely due to the shortage of adequate oxygen supplies.
Law joined Biratnagar City earlier this year after parting ways with Aizawl FC. Law led the club to the 6th position of the Nepalese Super League. Yan made a commendable decision to donate all his earnings from the NSL. Both the critics and fans are admiring his decision on social media.
The former Mohammedan SC coach himself announced the decision through social media. ” I have decided to donate all the salary that I have earned in the NSL. Towards COVID relief in India and Nepal equally. Long live beautiful nations”. said Yan on his Twitter on Thursday.
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