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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019 | CK Vineeth and Halicharan Narzary lacked match practice, says John Gregory

Chennaiyin FC coach John Gregory reckons that new transfers, Halicharan Narzary and CK Vineeth, need some time to gel into the team after the duo made their debut in the 1-0 loss to NorthEast United FC. The defending champions were beaten by a late Bartholomew Ogbeche goal on Saturday.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2018 | FC Goa loans in Naveen Kumar from Kerala Blasters

FC Goa has signed goalkeeper Naveen Kumar for rest of the season of the ongoing Indian Super League which will resume from January 25. The Goa franchise has loaned Naveen in place of their former custodian Lalthuammawia Ralte who will now play for the Blasters in the current season.
Press Release
newsfootball2 years ago

FC Goa set to replace Miguel Palanca with Morocco’s Zaid Krouch

FC Goa are reportedly close to signing Moroccan midfielder Zaid Krouch in the international break as manager Sergio Lobera looks to bolster the midfield. After 11 games, the Gaurs have emerged as one of the title contenders again with 20 points and sitting third on the table in the playoff spot.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Playing for national team a dream and I’m happy it’s not easy, says Mandar Rao Desai

FC Goa’s Mandar Rao Desai would be a proper example of the talent pool that the Indian Super League was once formulated and envisioned for. Showing both experience and utility on the field over the years, Mandar now waits for the esteemed national call-up that seems just around the corner.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball2 years ago

ISL 2018 | Eelco Schattorie: There’s only one team that should have won - us

Northeast United FC coach, Eelco Schattorie, lamented his side’s loss in focus in stoppage time on Wednesday night which allowed Bengaluru FC to equalise and maintain their unbeaten run in ISL 2018. Carles Cuadrat lavished praise on his side who put up a spirited performance in Guwahati.
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newsfootball2 years ago

ISL 2018 | It was a game that we should have won, laments David James

Kerala Blasters FC coach, David James, has rued his side’s missed opportunities as they played out a 1-1 draw against Jamshedpur FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Cesar Ferrando was disappointed that Michael Soosairaj suffered a hamstring injury during the game.
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newsfootball2 years ago

ISL 2018 | I know how difficult it is to win in Goa, says Carles Cuadrat

Carles Cuadrat was extremely content with his side’s performance in the recent 2-1 victory over high-flying FC Goa at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Thursday. Goals from Rahul Bheke and Brandon Fernandes ensured a win for the visitors in what turned out to be a fiery affair between two top teams.
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newsfootball2 years ago

ISL 2018 | We are confident because we are at the top, believes Goa’s Manvir Singh

Goa striker Manvir Singh is of the opinion that the side looks confident during the games because they are leading the points table at the moment in ISL 2018. The youngster also mentioned that every Indian wants to play under Goa coach Sergio Lobera because of his attacking style of football.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Ankle injury forces Sunil Chhetri out of Indian team for Jordan friendly

Sunil Chhetri will not be a part of the Indian national team for the upcoming international friendly against Jordan to be held on November 17 in Amman. The Indian team will leave for Jordan on November 15 and the senior striker, who sustained the ankle injury during an ISL game, is not a part of it.
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newsfootball2 years ago

ISL 2018 | International break comes at a good time for us, says Goa coach Sergio Lobera

After winning against Kerala Blasters FC last evening, Goa coach Sergio Lobera has asserted that the international break is starting from the day after their win and this is a good time for his boys to take rest. The Spaniard credited the team for backing striker Ferran Corominas in scoring goals.
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