newsfootball11 days ago

ISL 2019 | Mumbai City secure services of Rowlin Borges

Mumbai City FC have announced the signing of central midfielder Rowlin Borges after the player had a stellar season with NorthEast United FC last time in the Indian Super League. The 27-year-old box-to-box midfielder has signed a three-year contract that would keep him in the island city till 2022.
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newsfootball13 days ago

King’s Cup 2019 | Expect players to implement learning in tournament, says Igor Stimac

Indian football team coach Igor Stimac stated that he would be hoping that his 23-man squad manages to implement all the learnings from the national camp in Asia’s oldest tournament. Midfielder Pronay Halder stated that the Indian players know how tough a side Curacao would be, on paper, to beat.
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newsfootball17 days 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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newsfootball19 days ago

Reports : Mato Grgic likely to join Mumbai City FC

According to reports from Goal, NorthEast United FC defender Mato Grgic is close to joining Mumbai City FC under the management of Jorge Costa ahead of next season. The Highlanders have already parted ways with coach Eelco Schattorie and star striker Bartholomew Ogbeche this summer.
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featurefootball2 months ago

India’s next manager | Under the Scanner – Sam Allardyce

With AIFF racing against time at the moment to get the right man for the job of the national men’s team coach, who would work in tandem with the recently appointed technical director Doru Isac, we look at the pros and cons of yet another potential candidate in the form of England’s Sam Allardyce.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball3 months ago

ISL 2019 | Carles Cuadrat aims at "something nice" in home leg against NorthEast

After losing to NorthEast by 2-1 goals in the first leg of the semi-final, Bengaluru coach Carles Cuadrat feels that today will be a special night for them at home. On the other hand, Eelco Schattorie has stated that the 16 fit players in the squad will go for a win against the hosts today.
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newsfootball3 months ago

ISL 2019 | Bartholomew Ogbeche, Rowllin Borges may miss second leg of semi-final, says Eelco Schattorie

North East United FC coach Eelco Schattorie has hinted at Bartholomew Ogbeche and Rowllin Borges missing out the Bengaluru leg of the first semi-final because of injuries. In the Guwahati leg, the home team NorthEast United got the better of the Sunil Chhetri-led side by a score of 2-1.
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newsfootball4 months ago

ISL 2019 | Eelco Schattorie heaps praise on his side’s ‘tactical masterclass’

Eelco Schattorie heaped praise on the Northeast United team who recorded an invaluable 2-0 victory against Mumbai City FC at the Mumbai Football Arena on Wednesday. Goals from Rowllin Borges and Bartholomew Ogbeche helped the visitors to a win and took them to the second place on the points table.
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featurefootball5 months ago

Indian football’s way ahead can only be paved through perseverance

All the goals, encouraging displays, and ranking hikes that the Indian team had boasted about when the AIFF decided to go on a war with the IOA after the team’s exclusion from the Asian Games, eventually amounted to nothing, for as far as “progress” in results matter, India seem to be stagnant.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball8 months ago

Balwant Singh denied Chinese visa as Sunil Chhetri lead India against Red Dragons

India’s 22-member squad for their upcoming fixture against China on October 13 was announced, which lacked Balwant Singh after he was denied the Chinese visa. Despite the ‘friendly’ label on the fixture, Stephen Constantine was very clear in his intent that it was far from it.
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