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newsfootball7 days ago

We have to meet Albert Roca's expectations to succeed, asserts Nikhil Poojary

Hyderabad FC star Nikhil Poojary feels that the players need to keep up to the expectations of their head coach Albert Roca to do well in the new season of the Indian Super League. The Spaniard was appointed as the head coach of the ISL side midway through the last season after a miserable start.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Managing Hyderabad FC more ambitious as a challenge, believes Albert Roca

Hyderabad FC coach Albert Roca believes that managing the side at this point in time will be a very different experience and more ambitious compared to his previous job. The Spaniard was at the helm of affairs at BFC from 2016 to 2018 and led them to the final of the AFC Cup during the stint.
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newsfootball7 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Hyderabad FC appoint Albert Roca as the new head coach

Hyderabad FC announced Albert Roca as the club’s new head coach, starting from the 2020-21 season. Former Bengaluru FC coach Roca, who will advise the new coaching staff for the remainder of the season, has singed a two-year deal that will see him at the helm till the end of the 2021-22 season.
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newsfootballa year ago

I was never in Steve Coppell’s plans, says Eugensson Lyngdoh

New Bengaluru FC signing Eugeneson Lyngdoh has revealed that former ATK coach Steve Coppell never had faith in him and he was happy to finally join a club where the manager trusted him. The midfielder hasn’t played proper football for almost two years after tearing his knee ligament a year back.
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newsfootballa year ago

Reports : Albert Roca, Igor Stimac frontrunners for India’s coach job

Former Bengaluru FC coach Albert Roca and former Croatia national team coach Igor Stimac have reportedly been ahead of everyone on the preference list of AIFF. With India scheduled to play the Kings Cup in less than a month, the association is racing against time over getting a national coach.
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newsfootballa year ago

Lee Min-sung, Albert Roca and two others short-listed for India men’s football coach post

The technical committee of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has short-listed four candidates for the head coach’s position in the Indian men’s team. The candidates who have been chosen by the committee also includes former South Korean player Lee Min-sung and ex Bengaluru coach Albert Roca.
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newsfootballa year ago

AIFF should go one or two level higher in recruiting foreign coach, says Jo Paul Ancheri

Former India skipper Jo Paul Ancheri has asked the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to aim higher for their appointment of coach for the national team after Stephen Constantine left. Ancheri has also urged the federation to target a top ten spot in the continent next and recruit accordingly.
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newsfootballa year ago

Reports | Albert Roca, Sven-Goran Eriksson in the fray to become next India coach

Former Bengaluru FC coach Albert Roca and former England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson are reportedly the front-runners to be appointed as India’s next coach of the men’s football team. The post is vacant since Stephen Constantine decided to step down after India were knocked out of the AFC Asian Cup.
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newsfootballa year ago

Not much difference Albert Roca and Carles Cuadrat, says Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri has stated that there haven’t been much difference between ISL winning coach Carles Cuadrat and his predecessor Albert Roca, who also took the side to the final last season. Bengaluru FC lifted the ISL trophy by beating FC Goa narrowly in the extra time, courtesy of Rahul Bheke’s goal.
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newsfootballa year ago

Reports | Albert Roca leading the race to succeed Stephen Constantine as Indian football team coach

According to a TOI report, the speculation about Albert Roca taking over as the next coach of the Indian football team is gaining momentum after Roca’s recent meeting with AIFF. Constantine had stepped down from the coach’s position of the Indian team after the AFC Asian Cup earlier this year. 
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