Kerala Blasters, who were the finalists in Indian Super League 2014, are ready with their men for action. Fans are waiting for a come back performance from Kerala Blasters after some low level games from last season. Sachin Tendulkar co-owned Blasters have made some drastic changes and have fixed practise matches in abroad.
Steve Coppell who signed with Blasters as head coach, will be looking to have a stellar season with the Yellow Brigade.
Ishfaq Ahmed, one of the strong mid-fielder of Blasters, also signed as assistant coach along with Walter Downes.
The pressure in Blasters are quite high due to the bad performance in the last season. Marquee player Carlos Marchena was not able to attend every matches of Blaster due to injury. This year Blasters have some more quality players and they are looking forward to lift the trophy this year.
Their final squad is :
Forwards –Antonio German, Kevens Belfort, Michael Chopra, Mohammed Rafi, Thongkhosiem Haokip, Farukh Choudhary and Duckens Nazon
Midfielders - Ishfaq Ahmed, Josue Currais, Mehtab Hossain, Mohammed Rafique, Prasanth Karuthadathkuni, Didier Boris Kadio, C.K VIneeth, Azrack Mahamat and Vinit Rai
Defenders - Aaron Hughes, , Cedric Hengbart, Gurwinder Singh, Elhadji Ndoye, Pratik Chowdhary, Rino Anto and Sandesh Jhingan
Goalkeepers - Graham Stack, Sandip Nandy, Kunal Sawant and Mohammad Moniruzzaman Ansari