Kerala blaster football club is an Indian football club representing Kerala, Kochi. That competes in India for the Indian super league. the club was founded in 2014, The club played its official match on 13 October 2014. Kerala one of the main symbols is an elephant and the club crest is designed around that. Check Kerala Blasters Squad for the 2021-22 Indian Super League Season.
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in the city of Kochi is the home stadium of Kerala blaster. Kerala Blasters is owned by a company called Magnum Sports Private Limited, Head manager and coach of Kerala blaster is Ivan Vukomanovic, chairman and director of Kerala blaster Nikhil Bhardwaj. The best season for the Kerala blaster was 2016-2017 where the Kerala blaster secured 2nd rank with 6 wins 4 draws 4 losses with a total of 22 points.
Kerala Blasters Squad 2021-22
Goalkeepers: Albino Gomes, Prabhsukhan Singh Gill, Muheet Shabir, Sachin Suresh.
Defenders: Sandeep Singh, Nishu Kumar, Abdul Hakku, Hormipam Ruivah, Bijoy V, Enes Sipovic, Marko Leskovic, Denechandra Meitei, Sanjeev Stalin, Jessel Carneiro.
Midfielders: Jeakson Singh, Harmanjot Khabra, Ayush Adhikari, Givson Singh, Lalthathanga Khawlhring, Prashant K, Vincy Barretto, Sahal Abdul Samad, Seityasen Singh, Rahul K P, Adrian Luna.
Strikers: Chencho Gyeltshen, Jorge Pereyra Diaz, Alvaro Vazquez
Head Coach/Manager – Ivan Vukomanovic
Assistant Coach – Patrick Van Kets
Assistant Coach – Ishfaq Ahmed
Strength and conditioning coach – Werner Martens
Goalkeeping Coach – Slaven Progovečki
Reserves & U18 Head Coach – T. G. Purushothaman
Scouting Head – Ishfaq Ahmed
Chairman/Director of Operations – Nikhil Bhardwaj
Sporting Director – Karolis Skinkys
Director of Football – Mohammed Rafik
Technical Advisor of Reserves & Head of Grassroots Development- Tomasz Tchórz
Team Manager- Manish Kochar
Assistant Team Manager-Venu Gopal A.V
Chief Revenue Officer- Joby Joseph
Kerala blaster preseason preparation
After the disappointing finish of the previous season in 10 places, Kerala blaster started its preseason preparation under the head coach /manager Ivan Vukomanovic. played many friendly matches against Indian navy, Kerala united, Jammu and Kashmir Xll many of the games in Goa for the preparation of Indian super league.
They won most of the preseason matches including against Odisha FC by 2-1 goals were scored by Alvaro Vazquez and Prashant K. considering their Training facility in panoply Nagar, Kochi there will be a huge come back in this season of Indian super league. Kerala blaster had a perfect preseason preparation with head coach Ivan Vukomanovic.
Kerala Blaster first 3 matches in Indian super league
ATK MOHUN BAGAN V/S KERALA BLASTER
FRI ,19 NOV 7.30 PM
NORTHEAST UNITED V/S KERALA BLASTER
THU,25 NOV 7.30 PM
BENGALURU V/S KERALA BLASTER
SUN,28 NOV 7.30 PM
Kerala blaster performance in Indian super league 2018-2021
Kerala blaster finished in 10th place in the previous season with 20 played matches 3 wins 8 draws and 9 losses with a total of 17 points. Sandesh Jhingan favorite defender of all time left the team with mutual consent after completing six years of associations with the blaster. After the great impact blaster decided to rely upon the young player and finished the season at 10th position.
Kerala blaster finished in 7th place in Indian super league season 2019-2020 with 18 total matches played 4 wins 7 draws and 7 loss scoring a total of 19 points. Kerala blaster made the start of the season with a new manager Eelco Schattorie. The club also decided to change their foreign players, Sandesh Jhingan the captain was out of cation for many games due to the first game injury.
Kerala blaster finished in 9th place in Indian super league season 2018-2019 with 18 total matches played 2 wins 9 draws and 7 loss scoring a total of 15 points. Kerala blaster had their worst seasons ever they were able to only win 2 points. They were eliminated from the Super Cup in the qualifying round of the tournament.