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newsfootballa month ago

Nishu Kumar becomes highest paid Indian defender with Kerala Blasters FC move

Nishu Kumar signed for Kerala Blasters FC after playing five years at Bengaluru FC, during which he won the 2018-19 Indian Super League title. He thus became the highest-earning Indian defender with a fee of five crores for the mega deal, surpassing former Blasters' player Sandesh Jhingan.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball6 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Bengaluru begin New Year with potential cracker against Goa

In what promises to be a battle between two of the most entertaining side’s in the League in the recent past, Bengaluru have come out on top in four of the last five meetings, managing to successfully control a Goa side that has been consistently lethal in attack.
Press Release
newsfootball9 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | It was risky to put Ashique and Nishu at back, admits Carles Cuadrat

Bengaluru FC coach Carles Cuadrat has admitted, after their stalemate against NorthEast United FC, that it was a risky decision to play young Nishu Kumar and Ashique Kuruniyan at the back but stated that it was the need of the hour. BFC would be traveling to Goa for their next match on October 28.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootballa year ago

King’s Cup 2019 | India’s predicted XI against Curacao

More than the outcome of the match between India and Curacao, the kind of eleven Igor Stimac starts with would attract huge attention on Wednesday. Taking as many eight debutants with him in the 23-man squad, the Croatian coach has already made a statement about how he sees his side in the future.
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
featurefootballa year ago

India’s next manager | Under the scanner – Albert Roca

With the AIFF technical committee finally closing in on the much-awaited technical director this week, the national coach is definitely up on the cards next. With numerous candidates applying for the post as well, we would be discussing the pros and cons of appointing fan-favourite Albert Roca.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootballa year ago

Carles Cuadrat delighted with performance of Indian players

Carles Cuadrat singled out his praise for Indian defenders Nishu Kumar, Rahul Bheke and Harmanjot Khabra after his side Bengaluru FC’s hard fought victory against FC Goa. He also spoke about his strategy to play offensive, which was a risky decision, but eventually worked in his favour.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019 | Coach told me I wasn’t playing very badly, reveals Nishu Kumar

After Bengaluru FC’s biggest night in ISL so far, where they turned a 2-1 deficit at home to win the second leg 3-0 against NorthEast, Nishu Kumar revealed that Carles Cuadrat had told him that he was poor in his last two games. Nishu also hoped that his side wins against potential finalists FC Goa.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 years ago

India announces 28-man preliminary squad for AFC Asian Cup

Stephen Constantine has announced a 28-man Indian preliminary football squad for the preparations in Abu Dhabi, UAE ahead of the prestigious AFC Asian Cup in January. The preparatory camp with 34 players was held earlier this year and the 23-man team will be selected later. 
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball2 years ago

ISL 2018 | Best Indian Super League XI after second phase

The Indian Super League has seen their heroes changing almost every game week with players getting in and out of form very quickly. Even amidst this madness, there have been some who were able to hold their form over a period of three-four games, and they feature in our best XI of the second phase.
Subhayan Dutta