newsfootball2 years ago

Had to decline contract extension at Odisha FC due to personal reasons, reveals Josep Gambou

Outgoing Odisha FC manager Josep Gambou has revealed that he was offered a contract extension by the club, which he had to decline owing to personal reasons. The Spaniard was roped in by Delhi Dynamos in 2018, following which he was inducted into the Odisha FC set-up in the previous season of ISL.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Odisha FC part ways with CEO Ashish Shah after completion of his three-year contract

Odisha FC has parted ways with Chief Executive Officer Ashish Shah following the termination of his three-year contract. Delhi Dynamos FC were re-inducted into the Indian Super League as Odisha FC last season with them shifting their base to Bhubaneswar with Kalinga Stadium as their home ground.
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newsfootball3 years ago

Credit goes to the ISL for improvement in Indian game, says Vinit Rai

Odisha FC midfielder Vinit Rai has given credit to the ISL for providing the stage for Indian midfielders to showcase their talent and groom under renowned coaches to improve their game. The 21-year-old averages 40 passes per game with an accuracy of 82.45 percent in league football.
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newsfootball3 years ago

I know people will say we're money hungry, says Odisha FC owner Rohan Sharma

Owner of the newest entrant, Odisha FC, in the India Super League, Rohan Sharma has stated that he has been aware of the criticism he would be getting for shifting base from Delhi but he had no options. Sharma also elaborated on the tussle concerning infrastructure with the Delhi government.
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newsfootball3 years 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.
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newsfootball3 years ago

Delhi Dynamos move to Bhubaneswar, becomes Odisha FC

After Hyderabad became a new side to enter the Indian Super League fray, reportedly in place of FC Pune City, Delhi Dynamos has moved out of the capital city to set up shop in Bhubaneswar and would reportedly be named Odisha FC. Shubham Sarangi would be the only local player in the club.
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newsfootball3 years ago

ISL 2019-20 | ATK rope in Sehnaj Singh and Dheeraj Singh to strengthen Indian core

With their foreign recruitments almost done, the two-time champions have roped in Indian talents Sehnaj Singh, a defensive midfielder, and emerging goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh. While Sehnaj would be joining the Kolkata-based side from Mumbai City FC, Dheeraj arrived from Kerala Blasters.
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newsfootball3 years 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.
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newsfootball3 years ago

ISL 2019-20 | Kerala Blasters to face ATK in season opener

After prolonged planning and persistent uncertainty, the Indian Super League has finally announced their fixtures for the upcoming season, with star-studded Kerala Blasters hosting two-time champions ATK in the season opener on October 23. There will be a 10-day international break from November 10.
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newsfootball3 years 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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