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newsfootball8 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Very happy Ahmed Jahouh isn’t playing, says John Gregory

Chennaiyin FC coach John Gregory has expressed his delight at the absence of Ahmed Jahouh from the FC Goa side as he would continue to serve his suspension from last season. Gregory also stated that this time he has made the right changes in the team after things didn’t go as planned last season.
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newsfootballa year ago

King’s Cup 2019 | Expect players to implement learning in tournament, says Igor Stimac

Indian football team coach Igor Stimac stated that he would be hoping that his 23-man squad manages to implement all the learnings from the national camp in Asia’s oldest tournament. Midfielder Pronay Halder stated that the Indian players know how tough a side Curacao would be, on paper, to beat.
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newsfootballa year ago

Reports | Dhanpal Ganesh aims to return stronger after his exclusion from national camp

Indian footballer Dhanpal Ganesh is focussed on his work and is not at all concerned about the negatives. The Chennaiyin FC footballer, along with five others, was released from the Indian national camp by Igor Stimac ahead of the upcoming King’s Cup to be held this month in Thailand.
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newsfootballa year ago

King’s Cup 2019 | Narayan Das, Rowlin Borges released as Igor Stimac continues trimming : Reports

Igor Stimac’s scissors this time has seen the crucial names like Dhanpal Ganesh, Rowlin Borges, and Narayan Das as the coach reportedly trimmed the list in serarch of his perfect 23-man squad for the King’s Cup. Earlier, Stimac had cut off the likes of Redeem Tlang, Sumeet Passi and five others.
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newsfootballa year ago

AFC Cup | Chennaiyin FC mentally and physically ready for away games, says Dhanpal Ganesh

Dhanpal Ganesh has stated that Chennaiyin FC are “mentally and physically” ready for their upcoming away games of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup. Midfielder Ganesh has further added that their team will not get the kind of crowd support in away matches as they had back home.
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newsfootballa year ago

AIFF Super Cup | We are approaching final with lot of excitement, says Sergio Lobera

FC Goa coach Sergio Lobera has said that the ISL runners-up team is approaching the Super Cup final with a lot of excitement just like the ISL final last month. On the other hand, Chennaiyin coach John Gregory has stated that his team is well aware of the Gaurs’ strengths before the summit clash.
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newsfootballa year ago

AFC Cup 2019 | Minerva Punjab-Chennaiyin FC game ends in a stalemate

The AFC Cup Group E game between Minerva Punjab and Chennaiyin FC ended in a goalless draw on Wednesday at The Arena in Ahmedabad. The John Gregory-managed ISL club started as favourites in the group opener but former I-League champions Minerva played well to hold them to a draw.
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newsfootballa year ago

AFC Cup | Dhanpal Ganesh back in Chennaiyin FC for qualifying playoff

Chennaiyin FC have selected Dhanpal Ganesh in their 25-man squad which was announced today for the upcoming AFC Cup qualifying playoff tie to be played in Colombo. The Chennai-based ISL team will take on Sri Lanka’s Colombo FC on March 6 while their home leg will be played in Ahmedabad on March 13.
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newsfootballa year ago

Dhanpal Ganesh rues missing the AFC Asian Cup

Dhanal Ganesh has expressed his disappointment in missing out to participate in the AFC Asian Cup due to a knee injury that he sustained during the Indian Super League’s pre-season for Chennaiyin FC. India failed to progress to the knockouts after losing their last match against Bahrain.
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featurefootball2 years ago

ISL 2018-19 | Squad Analysis of Chennaiyin FC for season five

Chennaiyin FC were one of the few teams to show consistency last season as John Gregory became the first Englishman to win the ISL title. However, no ISL club has successfully defended their title in the history of the league and it will be a tough for the Marina Machans to replicate that feat.
Subhayan Dutta