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newsfootball8 months ago

ISL 2019 | Odisha deserved to win against Hyderabad FC, reckons Josep Gombau

Odisha FC head coach Josep Gombau reckons his team’s 3-2 win over Hyderabad FC was well deserved after a frustrating run of fixtures. While Carlos Delgado, Xisco Hernandez, and Martin Guedes found the target for Odisha, a Vinit Rai’s red card saw Hyderabad score twice in the second half.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball8 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Always there to help Daniel and Manchong with my experience, says Aridane Santana

Star Odisha FC forward Aridane Santana has stated he would always be there to help out the potential likes of Daniel Lalhimpuia and Seiminmang Manchong to grow further. The towering Spaniard also reflected on the relentless travelling one has to do in ISL across varying weather conditions.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball9 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | ATK’s black curse to Gombau’s genius - Talking points from Odisha’s home draw

Odisha FC started their home fixtures with a stalemate against an in-form ATK at Pune’s Balewadi Stadium on Sunday. And although the 0-0 won’t see much of a change on the points table, the match was filled with subtle nuances from both ends which were delightful for the neutrals.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball9 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Odisha FC vs ATK - Preview, Predicted Line-ups, Team News, Match Time

ATK would be travelling to Pune's Balewadi Stadium to face Odisha FC for their first home match of the season as they look to continue their new-found winning streak in the Indian Super League. Odisha would be needing to bounce back stronger from their stalemate against Kerala Blasters.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball9 months ago

Pune football fans asked to turn up in large numbers for Odisha FC games

With the first three of their home games being scheduled to be played at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Odisha FC have urged the Pune football fans to come and support the Juggernauts. OFC would be playing against ATK, Bengaluru FC, and Hyderabad FC in Pune as their home matches.
Press Release
featurefootball9 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Jerry Mawihmingthanga was perfect replacement for Lallinzuala Chhangte, reflects Josep Gombau

Odisha FC coach Josep Gombau has stated that he was very impressed with former Jamshedpur FC man Jerry Mawihmingthanga’s profile and knew right away that he would fit in his tactics, replacing Lallinzuala Chhangte. He also likened ISL players’ hard work to that of Hong Kong and Australian leagues.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball9 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | I’ve always like to play with wingers, admits Josep Gombau

Praising Nandhakumar Sekar and Jerry Mawhmingthanga, Odisha FC head coach Josep Gombau has stated coming from Barcelona, he has always liked involving more in whatever formations he is going with. The Spaniard also stated that his team needed to improve on numerous aspects despite winning 4-2.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball10 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Josep Gombau laments after Odisha FC fail to take 10-men advantage

Although Jamshedpur FC were one-man down for most of the part of the match, Odisha FC failed to capitalise and eventually lost the game 1-2. Odisha FC coach Josep Gombau looked disappointed after the game and he said that there was no excuse to lose the game after JFC were down to 10 men.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | Delhi Dynamos rope in Gaurav Bora from FC Pune City : Reports

As per reports, I-League winning defender Gaurav Bora has joined Delhi Dynamos for the next summer from FC Pune City and the deal would be announced soon. Bora, on loan with Chennai City FC, was a regular in the I-League and won the title with some consistent displays throughout the season.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball2 years ago

ISL 2019 | Best XI from the 1st Gameweek

There is no doubt that the fifth season of ISL has seen more power-packed performance than most of the games combined in the first four seasons. With tactically superior managers marching in with their unknown talents, every match is eye-catching. Here is the best eleven from game week one.
Subhayan Dutta