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newsfootball3 months ago

In a few years, Anirudh Thapa will be India's best midfielder, claims Rowlin Borges

Rowlin Borges believes that Anirudh Thapa will go on to become the best midfielder in India with the youngster already a regular pick for the national squad. The footballer has been a part of Chennaiyin FC from 2016 and helped them secure a second Indian Super League title in 2017-18.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | With little bit of work we can get better results, hopes Jorge Costa

Mumbai City FC coach Jorge Costa was hopeful for a better result with a little bit of work ahead of their home match against unbeaten FC Goa at the Mumbai Football Arena, while admitting that he wasn’t expecting an easy game. Midfielder Mohammed Rafique also spoke about his team.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | Have lot of options among Indian players, says Jorge Costa

Mumbai City FC manager Jorge Costa has stated that he would be having difficulty in choosing his first eleven, especially now that the squad is flooded with a number of quality Indian players. Costa, however, refused to undermine Kerala Blasters based on their poor performance last season.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | Most important target is to be in top-four, says Paulo Machado

With the ISL title eluding Mumbai City FC for the last five seasons, skipper Paulo Machado has said that they are hoping to make it to the top four first and then anything is possible. Last season, Mumbai’s blistering campaign ended in the semi-finals after a heartbreaking loss against FC Goa.
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newsfootballa year 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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newsfootballa year 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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newsfootballa year 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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newsfootballa year 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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featurefootballa year 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
newsfootball2 years 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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