ISL: Atletico de Kolkata Want More Support From Fans

Impressing one and all, Atletico de Kolkata dominated the proceedings right from the start with Borja Fernandes winning the 'Hero of the match' for his stunning powerful volley to make it 2-0 in the second-half.

updated: October 12, 2014 23:22 IST
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Atletico de Kolkata thrashed Mumbai City FC 3-0 to win the Indian Super League opener in Kolkata.


Kolkata: In their first outing, the newest team from the football crazy city of Kolkata, Atletico de Kolkata were not short on support but manager Antonio Habas said he would like to see more fans rooting for them as the tournament progresses.

"I am very happy with the (fans') support. We need more support in next games. My team had the belief in themselves," Habas said after their 3-0 rout of Mumbai City FC in the ISL opener here on Sunday.

Hailing the team that had the distinctive Spanish flavour in short passing skills, Habas said, "They all played fantastic football. My team had the belief in ourselves. We're always persistent"

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