The 33 year-old Greek Australian Arthur Papas, is considered to be one of the top coaches in India. This country does not have a longtime football tradition, but the population is second in the world.
Moreover, Arthur Papas is considered as a top upcoming coach in Asia. He started his career from his birth country of Australia. At the age of 25, he was a football player but had already undergone in six knee surgeries, preventing him from continuing his game.
As coach he was distinguished by the Greek team named Okli. Then he worked as assistant coach to the U-17 Australian team as well as to Newcastle Jets. At the age of 32 he decided to continue his career in India.
There, he was responsible for the Olympic team where he assumed Dembo team (India category A) with excellent results leading him to be one of the first names of India.
Nevertheless, Arthur Papas expressed his aspirations for a career Greece.