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featurefootball3 months ago

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers | India vs Afghanistan - match preview, key players, when and where to watch

The Indian football team registered their first win of the ongoing World Cup Qualifiers against Bangladesh in the previous game. However, they need at least a draw against Afghanistan to finish at the third position in Group E and further their case for qualification to the 2023 AFC Asian Cup.
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newsfootball3 months ago

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers | We need to sustain the momentum gained in the Qatar game, asserts Brandon Fernandes

India suffered a 0-1 loss to Asian champions Qatar in their WCQ last Thursday, with the Blue Tigers playing with 10-men for most parts of the game. It was an inspiring result for India and midfielder Brandon Fernandes feels that they need to sustain the momentum gained going into the next match.
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newsfootball5 months ago

2021 AFC Champions League | Nobody expected us to give such tough fight, admits Brandon Fernandes

FC Goa midfielder Brandon Fernandes stated that nobody thought FC Goa to fight up such a tough fight in the AFC Champions League as they have been doing till now. The ‘Gaurs’ will be up against last season’s runners-up Persepolis FC (Iran) in their next fixture on Wednesday, in Goa.
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newsfootball5 months ago

AFC Champions League 2021 | More like national representation in the top-tier tournament, states Brandon Fernandes

FC Goa's Brandon Fernandes believes that playing for the club in the 2021 AFC Champions League is like representing India at the tournament. The ‘Gaurs’ will start their campaign on April 14 against Al-Rayyan, with them set to play all their group stage matches at their home ground, in Goa.
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newsfootball5 months ago

2021 AFC Cup | Sunil Chhetri to lead Bengaluru FC after recovering from Covid-19

Sunil Chhetri will lead Bengaluru FC in the upcoming 2021 AFC Cup after recovering from Covid-19. The legendary footballer missed out on India’s International friendlies against Oman and UAE last month but will be available for the Blues’ match against Nepal’s Tribhuvan Army next week in Goa.
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newsfootball10 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | I'm not so happy as it is only one point, exclaims Juan Ferrando

FC Goa manager Juan Ferrando stated that he was not happy with the one point against Bengaluru as their mentality was to register nothing less than a win. The Goa-based side overturned a 0-2 goal deficit to clinch one point at the Fatorda Stadium, last Sunday evening.
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newsfootball10 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Players were not complacent and played for a win, asserts Carles Cuadrat

Bengaluru FC coach Carles Cuadrat stated that he was happy that his team fought for a win, even though they struggled in the final third to create opportunities to convert. The side was leading 2-0 in the second half, but a brace from Igor Angulo meant they had to settle for a point.
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newsfootballa year ago

I'll definitely move to Europe if the right opportunity arrives, reveals Brandon Fernandes

Brandon Fernandes is still optimistic about playing in Europe and has admitted that he is going to move abroad if the right opportunity comes his way. A regular in the Indian team now, the attacking midfielder has been playing for FC Goa in the Indian Super League for the last three seasons.
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newsfootball2 years 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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newsfootball2 years 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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