Nine-month old Gabi Lemos, Mario’s daughter, and her mother My Hye Jin are eagerly waiting in Seoul to see Lemos after five months
Mario Lemos, the head coach of Abahani Limited, was scheduled to leave here for South Korea on Monday night to rejoin his family in Seoul after being quarantined in Dhaka during preceded Covid-19 days.
A chartered plan to South Korea from the Bangladesh capital was arranged and Lemos was elated to take the chance after long lone time locked in a Dhanmondi hotel for nearly two months.
“I’m feeling good,” said the Spanish coach after confirming his flight to Dhaka Tribune, “Unfortunately the BPL won’t restart soon. So, it’s better for me to go home and spend time with my family.”-Nine-month old Gabi Lemos, Mario’s daughter, and her mother My Hye Jin are eagerly waiting in Seoul to see Lemos after five months, which may seem relatively much longer due to new-shaped coronavirus world.
Lemos guided Abahani as first Bangladesh club to reach AFC Cup Inter-Zonal Semifinals last season and while returning from North Korea after the club’s last match against April 25 on August 28, he stayed back with Gabi, who just opened her eyes to the world, for some time.
He came back to Dhaka for Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup where the club later didn’t take part and Lemos returned to family for a short period in November.
Mario’s contract with Abahani is finish for the season but he is keen to rejoin the Sky Blues when football returns.
“Most important thing is to recover and be safe from the Covid-19. And when everything is back to normal football can restart. To all the Bangladeshi, I say, take care and stay safe.”
Meanwhile, other foreign coaches of BPL clubs- Drago Mamic of Saif Sporting Club, Sean Lane of Mohammedan SC, Reza Parkas of Brothers Union left Dhaka for respective home.