New Delhi: Former Indian football team coach Stephen Constantine on Monday (August 15) anchored in a controversy. In fact, Constantine uploaded the wrong Indian map on social media to congratulate India on its 76th Independence Day. Then Twitter users made Constantine realize his mistake, after which he apologized.
While sharing the wrong map of India, Constantine wrote, 'Happy Independence Day to my Indian friends all over the world. Jai Hind.' The shared map did not show Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (POK) as part of India. Stephen Constantine later admitted the mistake and deleted the tweet. He tweeted again and wrote, 'Sorry for the wrong map used earlier. Happy Independence Day to Indian people around the world.'
Apologies on the in correct map posted earlier....— StephenConstantine (@StephenConstan) August 15, 2022
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY to Indians the world over. pic.twitter.com/2YAM4H81VU
Let us tell you that 59-year-old Constantine has recently been appointed as the coach of East Bengal. A statement issued by East Bengal said, "The Emami Group and East Bengal Club are pleased to announce that Stephen Constantine, former head coach of the national team, has been appointed as our head coach for the 2022-23 football season.''