Mohun Bagan Tremendous Big head coach Juan Ferrando stated the All India Soccer Federation suppressed details by under-reporting the harm of its key midfielder Ashique Kuruniyan. In line with the membership, the winger suffered a hamstring tear and is prone to miss the primary few matches within the AFC Cup and ISL.
“The Federation (AIFF) reported Ashique’s harm as a knock, however now we will see that it isn’t and is one thing severe. He can be present process extra scans and checks after which we can be able to decide,” Ferrando stated in the course of the ISL media-day interplay on Wednesday.
Mohun Bagan’s Spanish coach felt that the harm was going to upset his crew’s plans. “Each participant is necessary to the squad, and if one will get injured earlier than the beginning of the event then it will possibly upset the crew’s plans,” Ferrando added.
With the ISL-9 title and the Durand Cup already underneath his belt, Ferrando stated that he hoped that Mohun Bagan SG turns into the primary crew to retain the ISL title.
“The duty could be very tough and the expectations are excessive. However, I’m blissful to have such a superb squad. This can be a new problem for us to retain the title. I hope we develop into the primary crew this time to retain the ISL trophy,” Ferrando stated.
East Bengal, the opposite Kolkata large seeking to make its mark within the ISL, is upbeat underneath its new Spanish coach Carles Cuadrat. “Now we have been within the ISL for 3 seasons and issues haven’t gone properly for the membership. We’re right here to attempt to change the dynamics. Now we have a number of supporters and an enormous legacy to this membership. We are going to attempt to put in additional arduous work to enhance the efficiency and get optimistic outcomes for the supporters,” stated Cuadrat, who helped Bengaluru FC win the ISL title in 2019.