newsfootball1 year ago

ISL 2021-22 | Komal Thatal signs a three-year deal with Jamshedpur FC

Indian winger Komal Thatal has signed a three-year deal with ISL side Jamshedpur FC ahead of the upcoming season. Having made the headlines during the 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup, the footballer was roped in by ATK-Mohun Bagan back in 2018, and played 26 matches for the club, till his departure.
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newsfootball4 years ago

Have to play better to fit Igor Stimac’s style and plans, says Seiminlen Doungel

Not getting picked in Igor Stimac’s rather large 37-man probables ahead of the King’s Cup, Seiminlen Doungel feels he would have to perform better to fit the Croatian’s style of play and future plans. He also revealed that he has watched FC Goa closely and would want to go prepared into pre-season.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball4 years 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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newsfootball4 years 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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newsfootball4 years ago

King's Cup 2019 | Jeje Lalpekhlua, Halicharan Narzary miss out as AIFF announces 37-man squad

AIFF has announced a 37-man probable squad for the preparatory camp ahead of the King’s Cup and some of the big names missing through injuries are Jeje Lalpekhlua, Halicharan Narzary, Ashique Kuruniyan and more. The likes of Jobby Justin, Michael Soosairaj, Komal Thatal are all included though.
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newsfootball4 years ago

AFC U-23 Championship | India loses 0-3 to Uzbekistan in qualifier

Defending champions Uzbekistan defeated India by 3-0 goals in the AFC U-23 Championship qualifiers in Tashkent on Friday. The home team skipper Islomjon Kobilov gave a lead in the first half while Bobir Abdixolikov scored a brace in the second half to seal the match for Uzbekistan.
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newsfootball4 years ago

India’s 34 man probable squad for AFC Asian Cup football announced

National football team head coach Stephen Constantine has called upon a 34-member Indian squad for the upcoming 2019 AFC Asian Cup which will be held in January in UAE. Kerala Blasters midfielder Sahal Abdul Samad and ATK winger Komal Thatal have been included in the list of probables.
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featurefootball4 years ago

ISL 2019 | Is Stephen Coppell the right man for the ATK job after all

Steve Coppell mightn’t have won a single trophy in the ISL despite three years of management, but franchises’ repeated faith in him goes onto prove that the 63-year-old has all the ingredients to achieve it. ATK could be Coppell’s best chance and the Delhi win has given us a lot to think about.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball4 years ago

ISL 2019 | Gaurav Mukhi accused of age-fraud again, AIFF to probe discrepancy

Jamshedpur FC striker Gaurav Mukhi’s controversial age has come into the limelight once again as the debate ensued after he came off the bench to level the match against Bengaluru FC last week. The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has now stated that they will look into the issue.
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