ISL season five squads and preview: The Indian Super League Season 5 is set to take India’s football season by storm, as the most popular football league in India will kickstart when two-time champions Atletico de Kolkata(ATK) take on two-time finalists Kerala Blasters in Kolkata on 29th September 2019 at 7:30 pm IST. All the ten teams are gearing up for the seasons with the final round of pre-season preparations with bolstered squads with new additions.
The current champions Chennaiyin FC will kick off against arch-rivals Bengaluru FC in what will be a replay of the 2016-17 final at 7:30 PM IST on 30th September, Sunday.
ATK (Atletico de Kolkata)
Head Coach: Stephen Coppell
Goalkeepers: Arindam Bhattacharja, Avilash Paul, Debjit Majumder
Defenders: Aiborlang Khongjee, Andre Bikey, Arnab Mondal, Gerson Vieira, John Johnson, Sena Ralte, Prabir Das, Ricky Lallawmawma
Midfielders: Cavin Lobo, El Maimounie Noussair, Eugenson Lyngdoh, Hitesh Sharma, Jayesh Rane, Komal Thatal, Malsawmzuala, Manuel Lanzarote, Pranay Halder, SK Faiaz, Yumam Singh.
Forwards: Balwant Singh, Everton Santos, Kalu Uche
Head Coach: Carles Cuadrat
Goal Keepers: Aditya Patra, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Soram Porei
Defenders: Albert Serran, Asheer Akhtar, Gursimrat Singh, Harmanjot Khabra, Juanan, Nishu Kumar, Rahul Bheke, Rino Anto, Sairuat Kima
Midfielders: Ajay Chhetri, Altamash Sayed, Bidyananda Singh, Boithang Haokip, Chencho Gyeltshen, Dimas Delgado, Eric Paartalu, Xisco Hernandez, Kean Lewis, Udanta Singh
Forwards: Miku, Sunil Chhetri, Semboi Haokip
Head Coach: John Gregory
Goalkeepers: Karanjit Singh, Nikhil Bernard, Sanjiban Ghosh
Defenders: Eli Sabia, Hendry Antonay, Inigo Calderon, Jerry Lalrinzuala, Laldinliana Renthlei, Mailson Alves, Tondonba Singh, Zohmingliana Ralte.
Midfielders: Andrea Orlandi, Anirudh Thapa, Bedashwor Singh, Dhanpal Ganesh, Francisco Fernandes, Germanpreet Singh, Gregory Nelson, Isaac Vanmalsawma, Thoi Singh, Pandian Srinivasan, Raphael Augusto.
Forwards: Carlos Salom, Jeje Lalpekhlua, Mohammed Rafi.
Head Coach: Josep Gombau
Goalkeepers: Albino Gomes, Francisco Dorronsoro, Shayan Roy
Defenders: Amit Tudu, Gianni Zuiverloon, Jayananda Moirangthem, Marti Crespi, Mohammed Dhot, Narayan Das, Pradeep Mohanraj, Pritam Kotal, Rana Gharami.
Midfielders: Adria Carmona, Bikramjit Singh, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Marcos Tebar, Nandhakumar Sekar, Rene Mihelic, Romeo Fernandes, Shubham Sarangi, Siam Hanghal, Vinit Rai.
Forwards: Andrija Kaludjerovic, Daniel Lalhimpuia, Seiminmang Manchong.
Head Coach: Sergio Lobera
Goalkeepers: Lalthuammawia Ralte, Laxmikant Kattimani, Mohammad Nawaz.
Defenders: Carlos Pena, Chinglensana Singh, Lalhmangaihsanga, Mohamed Ali, Nirmal Chhetri, Saviour Gama, Mourtada Fall, Seriton Fernandes
Midfielders: Ahmed Jahouh, Brandon Fernandes, Edu Bedia, Hugo Boumous, Imran Khan, Jackichand Singh, Lenny Rodrigues, Mandar Rao Dessai, Miguel Fernandez, Pratesh Shirodkar, Princeton Rebello
Forwards: Ferran Corominas, Liston Colaco, Manvir Singh
FC PUNE CITY
Head Coach: Miguel Portugal
Goalkeepers: Anuj Kumar, Kamaljith Singh, Vishal Kaith
Defenders: Ashutosh Mehta, Gurtej Singh, Lalchhuanmawia Fanai, Martin Diaz, Matt Mills, Nim Dorjee Tamang, Sahil Panwar, Sarthak Golui
Midfielders: Adil Khan, Alwyn George, Jonathan Vila, Marco Stankovic, Rohit Kumar, Shankar Sampingraj.
Forwards: Diego Carlos, Emiliano Alfaro, Gabriel Fernandes, Ian Hume, Jacob Vanlalhlimpuia, Marcelo Pereira, Ashique Kuruniyan, Nikhil Poojari, Robin Singh.
Head Coach: Cesar Ferrando
Goalkeepers: Rafique Ali, Subhasish Roy, Subrata Paul
Defenders: Dhanachandra Singh, Tiri, Karan Amin, Pratik Chowdhary, Raju Gaikwad, Robin Gurung, Sanjay Balmuchu, Yumnam Raju
Midfielders: Bikash Jairu, Carlos Calvo, Memo, Jerry Mawhmingthanga, Mario Arques, Michael Soosairaj, Mobashir Rahman, Pablo Morgado, Vishal Das
Forwards: Farukh Choudhary, Gourav Mukhi, Sergio Cidoncha, Sumeet Passi, Tim Cahill.
Head Coach: David James
Goalkeepers: Dheeraj Singh, Naveen Kumar, Sujith Sasikumar
Defenders: Anas Edathodika, Cyril Kali, Lalruatthara, Mohamad Rakip, Nemanja Lakic-Pesic, Sandhesh Jinghan, Pritam Singh
Midfielders: Courage Pekuson, Deependra Negi, Halicharan Narzary, Hrishi Dhath, Keziron Kizito, Loken Meitei, Nikola Krcmarevic, Prasanth K, Sahal Abdul Samad, Seminlel Doungel, Suraj Rawat, Zakeer Mundampara
Forwards: CK Vineeth, Matej Poplatnik, Slavisla Stojanovic
MUMBAI CITY FC
Head Coach: Jorge Costa
Goalkeepers: Amrinder Singh, Kunal Sawant, Ravi Kumar
Defenders: Anwar Ali, Bikramjeet Singh, Davinder Singh, Lucian Goian, Marco Klisura, Arnold Issoko, Sauvik Chakrabarti, Shouvik Ghosh, Subhsish Bose
Midfielders: Bipin Singh, Matias Mirabaje, Milan Singh, Mohammed Rafique, Modou Sougou, Paulo Machado, Raynier Fernandes, Sanju Pradhan, Sehnaj Singh, Vignesh Dakshinamurthy
Forwards: Alen Deory, Pranjal Bhumij, Rafael Bastos.
NORTHEAST UNITED FC
Head Coach: Eelco Schattorie
Goalkeepers: Gurmeet, Pawan Kumar, TP Rehenesh
Defenders: Gurwinder Singh, Keegan Pereira, Reagan Singh, Mato Grgic, Mislav Komorski, Pawan Kumar, Provat Lakra, Robert Lalthlamuana, Simranjeet Singh
Midfielders: Federico Gallego, Jose Leudo, Lalrempuia Fanai, Lalthathanga Khawlhring, Nikhil Kadam, Redeem Tlang, Rowllin Borges, Rupert Nongrum
Forwards: Augustine Okrah, Bartholomew Ogbeche, Girik Khosla, Juan Mascia, Kivi Zhimomi