STRIKER MANANDEEP SINGH expressed happiness on Thursday at getting the opportunity to play for Kerala Blasters in the second edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament.
Unsatisfied with the transfer business conducted by Kerala Blasters so far, a fan decided to edit the franchise's wikipedia page to suggest some creative options for the squad and management.
Ex-Cardiff and Kerala Blaster player Michael Chopra was in the Gurgaon teaching children some tricks to bend it in the field.
Four franchises, namely Pune, Chennai, Kolkata and Delhi had bagged two players each while Mumbai and NorthEast got one apiece. But it was the two Maharashtra franchises that came out winners as they secured three of the most wanted players for themselves.
Indian Super League might have been launched with enthusiastic reception from the fans last year but it incurred a loss of more than Rs 100 crore in its inaugural edition with each of the eight franchises losing Rs 35 crore
The build-up to the second edition of the Indian Super League has taken full swing, and it's set to be another star-studded affair as the franchises have begun, one by one, securing the services of players of international reputation to feature in the gala event come October.
Golden ball winner of the maiden Indian Super League, Iain Hume has made a jump from Sachin Tendulkar's team to Sourav Ganguly's camp. The Canadian winger, who played for Kerala Blasters last season, will don the red and white of Atletico de Kolkata this time around.
Indian Super League (ISL) franchises have kicked off their transfer business by retaining 41 players from the previous season.
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