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newsfootball9 months ago

ISL 2021-22 | Khalid Jamil becomes first Indian head coach of an ISL team

Khalid Jamil became the first Indian to be appointed as the head coach of an Indian Super League side. The veteran took over the reins from outgoing coach Gerard Nus midway through the last season and guided the highlanders to their second-ever top-four finish in their ISL history.
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featurefootballa year ago

Ashutosh Metha's 12-year slogging was worth the wait

Ashutosh Mehta was recently called-up for the national team ahead of India's international friendlies against Oman and UAE, following his brilliant run with Northeast United FC in the 2020-21 ISL. Having flourished under Khalid Jamil since his Mumbai FC days until now, his journey has been special.
sounak mullick
newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2020-21 | Indian footballers are desperate to learn new concepts, admits Khalid Jamil

Northeast United FC interim coach Khalid Jamil claimed that Indian footballers are eager and desperate to learn new concepts, with him working with many footballers this season. The Indian manager is a former I-League winning coach with Aizawl FC, having won the trophy back in the 2016-17 season.
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featurefootballa year ago

ISL 2020-21 | Takeaways from the semi-finals as Mumbai and ATK-Mohun Bagan set up summit clash

By far two of the most intriguing semi-finals in the history of the league, Mumbai City FC and ATK-Mohun Bagan survived in the end and set up a date for the grand finale. Let us have a look at the main takeaways from the semi-finals - that consisted of four nerve-racking encounters.
sounak mullick
newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2020-21 | I'm proud of the players, they worked very hard, asserts Khalid Jamil

Northeast United FC interim coach Khalid Jamil asserted that he is very proud of his players, in spite of the loss to ATK-Mohun Bagan in the second-leg of the semi-final, last Tuesday evening. With the season over, the management is yet to decide whether Khalid Jamil would be retained.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2020-21 | Strategy is to keep calm and intensity, to win, reveals Khalid Jamil

Northeast United FC head coach Khalid Jamil revealed that his team would remain calm and maintain the intensity to win the game against ATK-Mohun Bagan last Saturday evening.' The Mariners drew first blood with a strike from David Williams, only to see Idrissa Sylla restore parity later in the game.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2020-21 | Northeast Utnited FC bank on unbeaten streak against ATK-Mohun Bagan in playoffs

Northeast United FC would be aiming to buck the trend and gain at least a point in the first-leg of the play-offs against ATK-Mohun Bagan at the GMC Stadium, this Friday evening. On the other hand, theMariners' can think of nothing less than a win, with odds heavily stacked in their favour.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2020-21 | Indian coaches are as capable as foreigners, claims Khalid Jamil

Northeast United FC head coach Khalid Jamil admitted that Indian coaches are as capable as foreign managers, with him guiding Northeast United FC to their best-ever finish in the ISL ever, this season. The ‘Highlanders’ are set to lock horns with ATK-Mohun Bagan in the double-legged semi-finals.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2020-21 | Northeast United FC players deserved play-offs spot, asserts Khalid Jamil

Northeast United FC interim coach Khalid Jamil credited the players for the inspiring turnaround in the 2020-21 Indian Super League and admitted that they deserve to be in the play-offs. The ‘Highlanders’ finished their campaign with 33 points from 20 matches this season.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2020-21 | NorthEast United FC just one point away from sealing playoff conquest

Northeast United FC will be hoping to seal a play-offs berth when they take on a misfiring Kerala Blasters FC this Friday evening, at the Tilak Maidan, in Vasco. The Blasters' feel that their opponents who would be under pressure and they'll use the opportunity to win and end the season on a high.
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