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newsfootball7 months ago

Odisha FC rope in Gerry Peyton as assistant coach for a two-year deal

Odisha FC has appointed Irish Gerry Peyton as its new assistant ahead of the 2020-21 Indian Super League for a two-year deal. The signing comes just a week after the club named Stuart Baxter as its head coach, following Josep Gambou's contract expiration at the end of the last season.
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newsfootball7 months ago

Had to decline contract extension at Odisha FC due to personal reasons, reveals Josep Gambou

Outgoing Odisha FC manager Josep Gambou has revealed that he was offered a contract extension by the club, which he had to decline owing to personal reasons. The Spaniard was roped in by Delhi Dynamos in 2018, following which he was inducted into the Odisha FC set-up in the previous season of ISL.
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newsfootball10 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Odisha FC part ways with coach Josep Gombau

Following a miserable end to the debut ISL season, Odisha FC have parted ways with their coach Josep Gombau finishing close to the playoff spots but not able to seal the spot. The club also added that is is parting ways with the former Barcelona youth team coach due to his familial obligations.
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newsfootballa year ago

Aspire Academy coaches are professional, knowledgeable and cooperative, asserts Deven Sawhney

Odisha FC provided an opportunity to four youngsters to train at the renowned Aspire Academy in Doha, Qatar last year. Deven Sawhney along with CVL Remtluanga, S Lalhrezuala and Reuben Letkhotinchon are getting a chance to train in a good set-up at the sports academy based in Aspire Zone in Qatar.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | Odisha FC aim to start 2020 on a high against Chennaiyin FC

After registering a thumping victory against Jamshedpur FC in their first-ever game at the Kalinga Stadium, Odisha FC is now set to take on Chennaiyin FC in their next home game on January 6. The match will be played on Monday and is expected to be another thrilling battle between the two teams.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | We won because of quality players like Aridane Santana, admits Josep Gombau

Odisha FC Head coach Josep Gombau has credited the team's narrow 2-1 win over Jamshedpur FC 2-1 to quality attacking players like Aridane Santana, who scored a brace. Santana’s twin strikes either side of an Aitor Monroy penalty sealed the win in Odisha’s first-ever match at the Kalinga Stadium. 
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | Odisha FC to play remaining home games in Bhubaneswar

Odisha FC has announced, on Saturday, that the remainder of their home games, starting from December 27, will be hosted by the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. The team had to play their first three home games at an away venue due to the remodelling work that was underway at the Kalinga ground.
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newsfootballa year 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.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | Odisha played a very good game, claims Josep Gombau

Odisha FC head coach Josep Gombau has claimed that Odisha has played a good game against Bengaluru despite losing 1-0 at the Balewadi Stadium in Pune for their third loss of the season. The Spanish coach also shared his thoughts on the number of chances his team had against the reigning champions.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | Odisha are going to fight us for possession, states Carles Cuadrat

Bengaluru FC head coach Carles Cuadrat has stated that Odisha are going to fight Bengaluru for possession of the ball and predicted that it will be an interesting game at the Balewadi Stadium in Pune on Wednesday. Spanish defender Albert Serran shared about his experience in India so far.
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