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newsfootball5 months ago

Igor Stimac's playing style was responsible for conceding so many goals against UAE, asserts Rowling Borges

Midfielder Rowlin Borges feels that the style of play adopted by Igor Stimac was responsible for India conceding so many goals against UAE in the fixture last month. The Blue Tigers were humbled 0-6 in their friendly against the Gulf Nation, which was their worst defeat in a decade.
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newsfootball8 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Ahmed Jahouh gifted away two points, admits Sergio Lobera

Mumbai City FC head coach Sergio Lobera feels that Ahmed Jahouh gifted away a point to Chennaiyin FC during their match last Monday evening. The ‘Islanders’ remain at the pole position in the league table with 30 points from 13 matches, including nine wins to their name so far this season.
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featurefootball10 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Studs who stole the show - Week 1

The first week of the Indian Super League has given us some exciting contests, while a couple have been dull. Nevertheless, some of the players have pushed above their weight and made their mark already, with them promising much more in the rest of the season.
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newsfootballa year 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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newsfootball2 years 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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newsfootball2 years 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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newsfootball2 years 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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newsfootball2 years 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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newsfootball2 years 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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newsfootball2 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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