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newsfootballa year ago

Pronay Halder and Sehnaj Singh could have played in Europe, says Diego Forlan

Former Uruguayan and Atletico Madrid star Diego has heaped praise on his old Mumbai City FC teammates Pronay Halder and Sehnaj Singh, who were a part of 2016 side that reached the playoffs. Forlan has also expressed his willingness to return to the club as a coach in the future if he got the chance.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year ago

India has high potential to become stronger in global football, says Diego Forlan

LaLiga Ambassador Diego Forlan has stated that India is extremely passionate about football and has a high potential to become stronger in global football. The Uruguayan forward was a part of the Indian Super League team Mumbai City FC in 2016 and scored five goals from 12 matches for the Islanders.
Press Release
newsfootballa year ago

Reports | Diego Forlan retires from professional football

Former Uruguay star Diego Forlan, who also played for Manchester United and Atletico Madrid amongst others, has officially announced his retirement from football. Diego Forlan, who turned 40 last May, played his last game for Kitchee Sports Club of Hong Kong, a little over one year ago.
Miguel Prazeres
featurefootball4 years ago

ISL 2016 | 5 talking points from Atletico de Kolkata’s thrilling win over Mumbai City FC

Atletico Kolkata came back from a goal down to the win the 1st leg of their semifinal tie against Mumbai City 3-2 at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium on Saturday. Iain Hume was the star of the night with a brace for the home side. We take a look back at five of the biggest talking points from the game.
Amlan Majumdar
newsfootball4 years ago

I was always confident of my team, says ATK coach Jose Molina

Atletico de Kolkata registered a 3-2 victory in the first leg of semi-final against Mumbai City FC and head coach Jose Molina felt that they were the better team throughout. Molina was also optimistic about ATK's final chances with Mumbai's marquee player Diego Forlan suspended for the second leg.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball4 years ago

ISL 2016 | Semifinal Preview : Atletico de Kolkata vs Mumbai City FC

The first semifinal of the 2016 ISL season between ATK and Mumbai City will be played at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium in Kolkata on Saturday. Ahead of the clash we look at how the teams led by Jose Molina and Alexandre Guimaraes have reached the last-four and could line up against each other.
Samarendranath Soory
reportfootball4 years ago

ISL 2016 | Mumbai City makes first top League finish after Delhi stalemate

Mumbai City FC ended their League engagements with a goalless draw against Delhi Dynamos to finish on top in Indian Super League at Mumbai Football Arena.
SportsCafe Desk
reportfootball4 years ago

ISL 2016 | Mumbai blank Chennaiyin, qualify for semi-finals

Mumbai City FC became the first team to qualify for semi-finals of Indian Super League after a 2-0 win over Chennaiyin FC at Cooperage ground, on Wednesday. Mumbai scored through Matias Defederico and Krisztian Vadocz on either side of the break to book a place in the play-offs.
Press Release
reportfootball4 years ago

ISL 2016 | Hat-trick hero Forlan stars in Mumbai’s 5-0 win over Kerala

Diego Forlan scored the first hat-trick of ISL 2016 season as Mumbai City FC demolished Kerala Blasters 5-0 at Mumbai Football Arena, Mumbai, on Saturday. Mumbai put in a clinical performance on the night with Cafu and Goian second-half goals adding to Forlan's brilliant treble.
SportsCafe Desk
reportfootball4 years ago

ISL 2016 | FC Goa, Mumbai City settle for a draw

FC Goa and Mumbai City FC were forced to accept a goalless draw in their 11th round battle of ISL 2016 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda-Goa, on Wednesday. Sunil Chhetri and Julio Cesar missed great second-half chances for either side ending the game in a 0-0 draw.
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