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featurefootball19 days ago

With no fans inside stadium, digital marketing will have a huge role to play this season, opines Abhik Chaterjee

Abhik Chatterjee, Head of Football Operations at Odisha FC, stated that digital marketing will play a key role in keeping the fans connected to the players with the matches set to be played in front of empty stands. The official shared other valuable insights during an interview with SportsCafe.
sounak mullick
featurefootball3 months 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
featurefootball5 months ago

Why East Bengal should not rush to play in the Indian Super League

With arch-rivals Mohun Bagan already set to play in the Indian Super League, after merging with ATK, India awaits to see how East Bengal reacts to it. However, the ‘red and gold’ brigade are preoccupied with a lot of internal mishaps, which is why they should not rush to play in the top-tier league.
sounak mullick
featurefootball6 months ago

5 ISL signings that should have never taken place

The Indian Super League has been a favoured destination for many European and South American footballers since its inception back in 2014, with players like Marco Materazzi and Alessandro Del Piero gracing the league. In spite of high profile signings, there have been few that have backfired badly.
sounak mullick
featurefootball6 months ago

Presently identifying Sunil Chhetri’s successor is the biggest concern in Indian football

IM Vijayan, Joe Paul Ancheri, Bhaichung Bhutia and then Sunil Chhetri, India has produced a few top-notch strikers in the past couple of decades. With the Indian skipper at the dusk of his career, we are yet to identify a suitable successor and this might be the biggest concern in Indian football.
sounak mullick
featurefootball6 months ago

Why Kerala Blasters FC fans deserve better from its fickle-minded management

So close yet so far - it has been the tale of Kerala Blasters FC, with them losing two finals and then taking a huge dip as the years rolled on. For arguably one of the biggest clubs in India, they've struggled immensely on the domestic circuit and there are several reasons for their downfall.
sounak mullick
featurefootball6 months ago

ATK-Mohun Bagan merger came as a shock ahead of Kolkata Derby, recalls Gurjinder Kumar

Mohun Bagan merged with ISL outfit ATK midway through last season, which came in as a surprise for many of their footballers. Gurjinder Kumar, a member of Mohun Bagan's I-League winning squad, recollected his memories of the day when the news came crashing down a few days before the Kolkata Derby.
sounak mullick
featurefootball7 months ago

India’s third continental spot that AIFF isn’t talking about

The AIFF was supposed to send three teams to AFC tournaments this season, but as things stand, only two of them might make the cut. Even though the completion of I-League season could have solved the problem and given us the missing piece in the puzzle, AIFF called off the Indian Football season.
sounak mullick
featurefootball9 months ago

Mohun Bagan & ATK - more of adapting to change than sold legacy

Mohun Bagan joined hands with Indian Super League outfits ATK earlier this year, with the former giving out 80% of its shares to the club, which is also based out of Kolkata. The 131-year old club is going to jointly feature in the top tier league of Indian football from the next season.
sounak mullick
featurefootball9 months ago

Football is a ray of hope for Reuben Letkhotinchon

Odisha FC’s Reuben Letkhotinchon has gone through many hardships in life but football and Odisha FC have provided the much-needed hope for him. The 18-year-old lad from Manipur lost his father at a young age and his brother is the only earning member in the family which is not so well to do.
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