Jamshedpur FC History, Ownership, Squad Members, Support Staff And Honors

Jamshedpur FC, commonly known as the Men of Steel, is an Indian professional Football club that plays in the Indian Super League under the license provided in the shade of All India Football Federation.

HISTORY

Jamshedpur FC was founded two years ago on 12th June 2017 when the TATA Steel won the bidding rights for one of the two expansion spots in the ISL. The Jamshedpur FC is the first club in ISL which has its own stadium.

The Club played its first match in November 2017 against Northeast United at the Indra Gandhi Athletic Stadium which resulted in a 0-0 draw. The first season for the club was full of learning as the team managed just two victories, four draws, and three defeats.

In 2018, the club learned from previous experiences in ISL and showed improved performances, reaching the knockout stage where they faced a 3-0 defeat at the hands of FC Goa.

Club Ownership

The Club is currently under the ownership of multinational steel-making company TATA Steel. The president of Jamshedpur FC is Sunil Bhaskara and the manager of the club is the retired Spanish Footballer Antonio Iriondo Ortega. The net worth of the club is around 4.15 million Euros

The JRD Tata Sports Complex currently serves as the home ground of the Jamshedpur FC. The stadium has a net capacity to hold 24, 424 spectators.

COACHING STAFF

Name Position Age
Antonio Iriondo Head Coach 65
Steven Dias Assistant Coach 35
Victor Herrero Forcada Assistant Coach 33
Alfonso Lacasa Taberna Goalkeeping Coach
Alfonso Lacasa Taberna Fitness Coach
Julián Villar-Aragón Technical Director

SQUAD

Name  Position Jersey No.
Aniket Jadhav Forward 10
CK Vineeth Forward 31
Farukh Choudhary Forward 17
Sergio Castel Forward 9
Sumeet Passi Forward 12
Aitor Monroy Midfielder 6
Amarjit Singh Midfielder 8
Bikash Jairu Midfielder 21
Memo Moura Midfielder 22
Piti Midfielder 7
Issac Vanmalsawma Midfielder 24
Mobashir Midfielder 15
Noe Acosta Midfielder 11
Augustin Fernandes Defender 3
Jitendra Singh Defender 33
Tiri Defender 4
Joyner Lourenco Defender 14
Karan Amin Defender 27
Keegan Defender 20
Narender Defender 5
Robin Defender 16
Amrit Gope GoalKeeper 25
Rafique Ali GoalKeeper 13
Niraj Kumar GoalKeeper 23
Subrata Paul GoalKeeper 1

 

Honors

The club hasn’t won an ISL title so far.

 

 

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