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featurefootballa year 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
newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | Lallianzuala Chhangte needs to improve final ball in box, says John Gregory

Chennaiyin FC coach John Gregory has stated that new signing Lallianzuala Chhangte would need improving his final ball in the penalty box, all the while stating that the player who plays his heart out. The Englishman also complained that his players have been getting little rest between matches.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootballa year ago

India’s disheartening loss to Oman reeks of more erred tactics than individual errors

It was déjà vu all over again for the Indian football side on Thursday in Guwahati, where the Blue Tigers saw their tremendous hard work being undone by Oman’s late heroics to win their first FIFA WC qualifiers match. However, closer studies show, players could only be blamed so much for it.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | Chennaiyin FC sign Lallianzuala Chhangte on permanent deal

Emerging Indian talent Lallianzuala Chhangte has been roped in by two-time ISL champions Chennaiyin FC after the 22-year-old winger was turned down by Vikings FK last week. The Marina Machans finished at the bottom of the table last time and parted ways with Raphael Augusto this summer.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year ago

Lallianzuala Chhangte doesn’t get contract with Viking FK

After creating a hype in the country with reports emerging of Norwegian side Viking FK handing a one and half year contract to Lallianzuala Chhangte, the winger has failed to land one. The young and mercuric winger would return to Indian joining the national camp in Goa ahead of FIFA WC qualifiers.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year ago

Lallianzuala Chhangte tipped to sign a short-term contract with club Viking FK

As per recent reports, Lallianzuala Chhangte is all set to sign a professional contract with Norwegian club Viking FK on a one-and-a-half-year deal. The youngster has travelled to Norway to complete the deal and will join up with Indian national team for the World Cup qualifiers.
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featurefootballa year ago

Sahal Abdul Samad – A needle in Igor Stimac’s haystack

Before Ruben Neves became a household name in the West Midlands, he was a sensation with European giants FC Porto and his former manager, Julen Lopetegui, in one interview while praising the midfielder had said, “Being young is a condition, not a sin”. Igor Stimac had given us a familiar air.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootballa year 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
featurefootball2 years ago

India’s Next Gaffer | Under the scanner – Sven-Goran Eriksson

With the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on the hunt to replace Stephen Constantine for the position of the coach for the national football team, we look at how the few shortlisted candidates could fare at the job with their preferred tactics and past history starting with Sven-Goran Eriksson.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball2 years ago

Aniket Jadhav to become first professional footballer to train in England

Jamshedpur FC forward Aniket Jadhav, who impressed one and all in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, would be training for three months with English Championship side Blackburn Rovers. The former Premier League champions’ owner Balaji Rao spoke about helping India's football improve India’s FIFA ranking.
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