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Kerala Blaster’s fans want nothing less than title: Ishfaq Ahmad

Srinagar: After Kerala Blaster’s emerged winner in the home leg of the Indian Super League (ISL) playoff against Delhi Dynamo’s, Assistant coach cum player of the team Ishfaq Ahmad said that Kerala fans want nothing less than title from the side.

The star footballer of the Valley said that for each home matches crazy Kerala fans turn in large numbers and almost each game was full house.


“It is football mad city and with each game expectations level is rising among the fans. We have fallen short in past but this time they want nothing less than a title. Though we would have liked to finish with one or two more goals in home leg but still win is always sweet that too in front of more 40,000 fans,” Ishfaq told KSW.

After the Mehraj ud Din Wadoo’s side Chennayin FC were knocked out of the title race, Ishfaq’s Kerala blaster’s is the only side left in which a player from valley is representing State.

“We have been in excellent form recently and we are hopeful to proceed further. Fans in Kerala are mad about football and in playoff game almost whole stadium was turned yellow with fans donning blaster  shirts,” he added.



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