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newsfootball5 days ago

Sandesh Jhinghan awarded AIFF Men's Footballer of the Year 2020-21

ATK-Mohun Bagan defender Sandesh Jhinghan has been awarded the AIFF Men's Footballer of the Year for 2020-21, with him returning to action last season after missing out on a whole season to an injury. Meanwhile, Bengaluru FC midfielder Suresh Wangjam was named the Emerging Footballer of the Year.
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featurefootball4 months ago

ISL 2020-21 Final | Takeaways from the game as Mumbai City FC create history

Mumbai City FC claimed their maiden Indian Super League title with a 2-1 win over ATK-Mohun Bagan in the summit clash Saturday evening, at the Fatorda Stadium. The match was however sloppy in general, with basic errors predominating, while Amey Ranawade’s injury was also shocking for everyone.
sounak mullick
featurefootball4 months ago

ISL 2020-21 Final | Mumbai City FC vs ATK-Mohun Bagan - Preview

After 114 matches of enthralling action, it is down to two teams - Mumbai City FC and ATK-Mohun Bagan, that have survived and outlasted to roll the dice in the final, for the ultimate prize. While Antonio Lopez Habas aiming for a third ISL title, Sergio Lobera is set out to conquer what he missed.
sounak mullick
featurefootball5 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Fresh bunch set to sweep away veterans by next season

Apart from some of the usual suspects, many young Indian players have hogged the limelight in the 2020-21 Indian Super League, against all odds. With the coaches also showing immense faith in young blood, we can expect the new crop to take the Indian football storm in the near future.
sounak mullick
featurefootball5 months ago

The Kerala Blasters FC story - old wine in a new bottle

After a humiliating 0-4 defeat to Hyderabad FC last Tuesday evening, Kerala Blasters FC are out of the title race in the ongoing season. The management has walked down the same road once again by sacking head coach Kibu Vicuna after the Tuskers won three out of their 18 matches this season.
sounak mullick
newsfootball9 months ago

Sandesh Jhinghan sends his signed ATK-Mohun Bagan jersey to Pele

Indian footballer Sandesh Jhinghan has sent his signed ATK Mohun Bagan jersey to the Pele, for the Brazilian’s upcoming 80th birthday on October 23. The jersey will be used to raise money for a corona-virus relief fund, with Brazil one of the worst affected countries during the pandemic.
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newsfootball10 months ago

2020-21 | ATK-Mohun Bagan sign Sandesh Jhinghan on a five-year deal

ATK-Mohun Bagan roped in Sandesh Jhinghan for a five-year deal ahead of the 2020-21 Indian Super League season. Kerala Blasters FC parted ways with the club a few months back, with the footballer spending six years at the club since making his debut in the inaugural edition of the tournament.
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newsfootballa year ago

MFA seeks clarification on why Jeje Lalpekhlua was overlooked for Arjuna Award

The Mizoram Football Association (MFA) has asked for clarifications from the Indian government on why Jeje Lalpekhlua has not been awarded the Arjuna Award despite being nominated for it thrice since 2017. The 'Mizo Sniper' is India's second-highest goal scorer amongst the players still active.
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newsfootballa year ago

Team dinner ahead of Qatar match had an impact on the team, reveals Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu revealed how national team coach Igor Stimac lifted the spirits of the players ahead of the World Cup qualifiers against Qatar last year by taking the team out for a dinner the previous night. India had lost 1-2 against Oman a few days before they boarded to the Gulf nation.
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featurefootballa year ago

ISL 2020 | Sandesh Jhingan set for rebirth post Kerala Blasters FC days

Just a few months shy of the new season, India’s most trusted defender Sandesh Jhinghan is without a club to his name after Kerala Blasters FC terminated his contract. With many suitors ready to offer him a job, this might be a rebirth for the 26-year old, who is yet to pass his prime.
sounak mullick