newsfootball20 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | It was difficult match against tough opposition, says Sergio Lobera

FC Goa manager Sergio Lobera stated that he was satisfied with the draw against Bengaluru FC given the match was against a difficult side and the hosts didn’t play like they deserved to win anyway. The Spanish manager, however, didn’t believe that Edu Bedia and Hugo Boumous’ absence was the problem.
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newsfootball21 days ago

ISL 2019 | Important thing is getting more chances to play, admits Brandon Fernandes

Goa's 25-year-old talent Brandon Fernandes reckons that as he heads towards the peak of his professional football career, the most important thing is to play week in week out. Brandon further admitted that despite losing Miku, Bengaluru FC will give his team a proper title race this season as well.
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newsfootball2 months ago

FIFA WC Qualifiers | India different team since we last played them, says Oman coach Erwin Koeman

Oman football team coach Erwin Koeman has stated that there could be no real comparison between the current Indian team and the one that Oman played back in December last year. The former Hungary coach also stated that he has come to take three points and nothing else would be satisfactory.
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newsfootball4 months ago

I knew that my chance in senior team would soon come, says Brandon Fernandes

Brandon Fernandes, who made his debut in the King’s Cup last month, has mentioned that he knew that he will get a call from the senior Indian football team soon. Fernandes has also added that the style of football was the same both in the Indian team during the King’s Cup and in FC Goa in the ISL.
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newsfootball5 months ago

King’s Cup 2019 | Players who didn’t get chance last match, will play Thailand, assures Igor Stimac

Indian football team coach Igor Stimac has revealed that every player who didn’t get a chance to play against Curacao, would be playing against Thailand for the third-place match in the King’s Cup. The coach also expressed the need to remain injury-free ahead of the Intercontinental Cup.
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newsfootball6 months ago

King’s Cup | Nishu Kumar, Jobby Justin released from the camp as Igor Stimac selects 23-man Indian team

Nishu Kumar and Jobby Justin were the last two players who were released from the national camp on Saturday as the newly-appointed football coach Igor Stimac finalised the Indian team for the upcoming King’s Cup in Thailand. The Blue Tigers will take on Curacao in their opening encounter on June 5.
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newsfootball6 months ago

ISL 2019 | Ferran Corominas extends contract with FC Goa for another year

FC Goa have managed to rope in their record goal-scoring forward, Ferran Corominas, for one more year after he ended the previous season with 16 goals to his name. After helping his team finish runner-up in the Indian Super League, Coro lifted the Hero Cup title by beating Chennaiyin FC in final.
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newsfootball6 months ago

King’s Cup 2019 | Igor Stimac has already shared what he wants from us, says Brandon Fernandes

Indian footballer Brandon Fernandes has revealed that new chief national coach Igor Stimac has already shared what he wants from the players. Brandon has also mentioned that he didn’t lose hope when he was not selected for the national side and said that ups and downs are a part of a player’s life.
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newsfootball6 months ago

King's Cup 2019 | Jeje Lalpekhlua, Halicharan Narzary miss out as AIFF announces 37-man squad

AIFF has announced a 37-man probable squad for the preparatory camp ahead of the King’s Cup and some of the big names missing through injuries are Jeje Lalpekhlua, Halicharan Narzary, Ashique Kuruniyan and more. The likes of Jobby Justin, Michael Soosairaj, Komal Thatal are all included though.
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newsfootball6 months ago

ISL 2019 | Brandon Fernandes signs three-year contract extension with FC Goa

FC Goa has extended Brandon Fernandes’ contract to three more years keeping the striker till 2021-22 season. The winger cum no. 10 was one of the star players for the Gaurs last season and was the one to score the winning goal for them in the Super Cup final against Chennaiyin City FC.
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