The 49-year-old from Tamil Nadu has a wealth of experience and will work in tandem with head coach Thomas Brdaric and the rest of the coaching staff.
Halicharan Narzary, Chinglensana Singh and Borja Herrera struck goals to push the defending champions back into second place.
In a closely fought match, Chennaiyin FC came out on top to beat East Bengal 1-0 away from home. Vafa Hakhamaneshi scored the solitary goal of the match.
Rahim Ali, Kwame Karikari, Anirudh Thapa and Sajal Bag were on the scoresheet as the Marina Machans clinched a third successive win for the first time this season and went level on points with FC Goa.
There were six different goalscorers for Mumbai City FC as the Islanders came back from behind to win 6-2 against Chennaiyin FC.
In front of a record attendance in this year's ISL, Hugo Boumous and Manvir Singh scored goals as ATK Mohun Bagan beat East Bengal to grab the derby bragging rights.
Sahal Abdul Samad had put the Blasters in front in the 23rd minute before Barreto returned to score against his former club with an equaliser in the 48th minute.
With two wins from two matches, FC Goa are now top of the table in the ongoing Indian Super League 2022-23. FC Goa play Hyderabad FC next.
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Greg Stewart scored in the 40th, 100th and 118th minute while Lallianzuala Chhangte got a brace in the 78th and 94th minute for Mumbai City FC on Sunday.
Rajasthan United finished on equal points with ATK Mohun Bagan in Group B but edged to the next round on goal difference.
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Rahim Ali has made 40 appearances for Chennaiyin FC in Indian Super League so far since joining the former champions three years back.
Petar Sliskovic made his Bundesliga debut at the age of 19 with FSV Mainz and played for the club for five seasons, until 2015.
Mohammad Sajid Dhot joined Chennaiyin FC in the last ISL season and impressed in the six matches he played for the two-time champions
Before Chennaiyin FC, Kolkata-born Mohammed Rafique played for Atletico de Kolkata, Mumbai City FC and most recently East Bengal in the Indian Super League.
Thomas Brdaric represented Germany eight times and scored only once. In his coaching career so far, Brdaric has 50 wins and 15 draws in 75 games.
Monotosh Chakladar, who has got his maiden ISL contract, was previously part of I-League teams Gokulam Kerala and East Bengal.
Winger Alexander Romario Jesuraj has played for teams Chennai City, FC Goa and Mohun Bagan.
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