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Indian Players in Chennaiyin FC: ISL-2015


Last year one of the best team in Indian Super League is Chennaiyin FC. The franchise is owned by Vita Dani, Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan and Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Its player-manager is Italian World Cup-winning defender Marco Materazzi, and its marquee player is former Brazilian international midfielder Elano Blumer. The team’s name Chennaiyin FC means Chennai’s football club in Tamil where the ‘yin’ suffix is similar to Apostrophe s in English. The team’s logo is the Dhrishti Bommai is a representation of chasing negativity and preserving positivity in the Tamil culture.

Indian Players in Chennaiyin FC: ISL-2015 –

  1. Harmanjot Khabra :


One of the utility football players in India is Harmanjot Khabra. 26 years old guy started his career from Tata Football Academy(TFA) then in 2006 he joined Sporting Goa and spent three years in Goa. In 2009 he joined in east Bengal AC. His tremendous determination and heading capability makes him different from others in football ground. Under his captaincy east Bengal won more matches. This year he will play for Chennaiyin FC.

  1. Balwant Singh :


Balwant Singh, is one of the successful striker in India. from 2007-2011, he was one of the dependable player for JCT (India), then being salgaocar AC , 2013 he joined Churchill Brothers football club(India) and 2014 joined in National club of India Mohunbagan AC. Last year he performed an extra ordinary performance for mohun Bagan AC and helped the team to win the title.

  1. Jeje Lalpekhlua :


One of the talented striker in India. in 2010-11 , 24 years old guy Jeje Lalpekhlua was selected as FPAI Best Young Player Award, in 2013 he was selected as AIFF Emerging Player of the Year. Already he played most of the successful clubs in india. last year he played for Mohunbagan AC. The guy played already 25 matches for national football team. This year he will play for Chennaiyin FC.

  1. Godwin Franco :


Godwin Diogo Tito Alexander Franco is populary known as Godwin Franco, is an indian player. 30 years old guy started his career from SESA FA(India). he played for Churchill Brothers ,Fransa-Pax ,Sporting Goa ,Pune ,Dempo, Royal Wahingdoh. Last year he played for kerala Blaster FC but this year he is drafted by Chennaiyin FC.

  1. Dhanachandra Singh :


One of the strongest defender in India. 28 years old guy started his career from Air India, then he joined Churchill Brothers and helped them to win the title , and in 2014 he joined in national club of india mohunbagan AC. This year he will play in Indian super league for Chennaiyin FC.

Complete Team list of Chennaiyin FC:

Player Country Position
Alessandro Potenza Italy Defender
Manuele Blasi Italy Midfielder
Bernard Mendy France Defender
Fikru Teferra Lemessa Ethiopia Forward
Apoula Edel Bete Armenia Goal Keeper
Eder Monteiro Fernandes Brazil Defender
Mailson Alves Brazil Defender
Raphael Augusto Brazil Midfielder
Bruno Pelissari Brazil Midfielder
Elano MP (Marquee player) Brazil Midfielder
Cristian Hidalgo Spain Midfielder
John Stiven Mendoza Colombia Forward
Jeje Lalpekhlua India Forward
Jayesh Rane India Forward
Balwant Singh India Forward
Harmanjot Khabra India Midfielder
Dhanachandra Singh India Defender
Abhishek Das India Defender
Godwin Franco India Forward
Mehrajuddin Wadoo India Defender
Karanjit Singh India Midfielder
Thoi Singh India Goal Keeper
Dhanpal Ganesh India Midfielder
Zakeer Mundampara India Midfielder
Lalhmangaihsanga India Defender
Justin Stephen India Defender
Nidhin Lal India Goal Keeper

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