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newsfootball3 hours ago

Good teams like Mumbai City FC show their best during bad moments, asserts Sergio Lobera

Mumbai City FC head coach Sergio Lobera feels that good teams always show their best during the bad moments, just the way they showed when the club experienced a slump during the 2020-21 ISL, despite a great start to their season. The ‘Islanders’ went on to win the league title last season.
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newsfootballa day ago

2021 AFC Champions League | Hope FC Goa will perform better than the previous game against Persepolis FC, asserts Juan Ferrando

FC Goa head coach Juan Ferrando is hoping that his team would perform better than they’ve done in their previous game against Iranian side Persepolis FC in the 2021 AFC Champions League. Edu Bedia, who scored the only goal against in the previous outing, is doubtful ahead of Friday’s game.
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newsfootballa day ago

Edwin Vanspaul extends contract with Chennaiyin FC

Indian footballer Sydney Edwin Vanspaul, who featured in 14 matches for the 'Marina Machans' in the 2020-21 Indian Super League season, has extended his stay at Chennaiyin FC. The footballer played an influential role in Chennaiyin FC’s 19-20 ISL campaign, where they reached the finals.
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newsfootballa day ago

Odisha FC extends Jerry Mawihmingthanga's contract

Odisha FC have extended the contract of Indian winger Mawihmingthanga for a prolonged stay with the ISL side. Having started his senior career for DSK Shivajians in the I-League, he subsequently played for Northeast United, Jamshedpur FC, before joining the 'Juggernauts' back in 2019
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newsfootball2 days ago

2021 AFC Champions League FC | FC Goa made lot of mistakes and lost the ball many times, rues Juan Ferrando

FC Goa head coach Juan Ferrando feels that they have made a lot of mistakes and lost the ball on many occasions en-route their 1-2 loss against Iran’s Persepolis FC last Tuesday evening. The Gaurs took the lead in the 14th minute, but Persepolis pulled back with two goals within the next 10 minutes.
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featurefootball2 days ago

The FC Goa model - a pathway to success for fellow Indian clubs

FC Goa played out 0-0 draws in each of their opening 2021 AFC Champions League matches against Al-Rayyan and Al-Wahada, having earned two points so far. While the odds are heavily stacked against them to progress to the next round, their spirited display has taken everyone by surprise.
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newsfootball4 days ago

2021 AFC Champions League | FC Goa are the surprise package so far, claims Persepolis coach Yahya Golmohammadi

Persepolis FC coach Yahya Golmohammadi asserted that FC Goa is the surprise package in the ongoing 2021 AFC Champions League. The Gaurs have played out 0-0 draws in their two matches so far, having locked horns with Qatar-based side Al-Rayyan and Emirati outfits Al-Wahada in the Group E fixtures.
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newsfootball4 days ago

2021 AFC Champions League | Nobody expected us to give such tough fight, admits Brandon Fernandes

FC Goa midfielder Brandon Fernandes stated that nobody thought FC Goa to fight up such a tough fight in the AFC Champions League as they have been doing till now. The ‘Gaurs’ will be up against last season’s runners-up Persepolis FC (Iran) in their next fixture on Wednesday, in Goa.
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newsfootball6 days ago

Legendary footballer and 1956 Melbourne Olympics hero Ahmed Hussain passes away

Ahmed Hussain, who was part of the Indian football team that reached the semi-finals of the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, passed away in Bangalore, on Friday. The legendary footballer was part of India's team that won the Gold medal at the 1951 Asian Games and also featured in 1956 Melbourne Olympics.
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newsfootball7 days ago

2021 AFC Champions League | It’s important to have control in the way we attack, asserts Juan Ferrando

FC Goa head coach asserted that they need to have control in the way they attack, ahead of their second group stage match against Al-Wahada in the 2021 AFC Champions League, this Thursday evening. The Gaurs became the first Indian team to feature in the group stages of the top-tier Asian tourney.
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