ISL 2017-18 Chennaiyin FC Squad & Schedule: Chennaiyin FC is co-owned by the film Star Abhishek Bachchan and the Indian Captain MS Dhoni, the South Indian Franchise was a part of the ISL auction and bid as well as overtaken by the Sun Group. The team is managed by the Italian World Cup winner, Marco Materazzi who has headbutted by Zidane in the 2006 FIFA World Cup. The Team has big Marquee players since the start of the ISL season making Chennaiyin FC the toughest team to face. Find the Chennaiyin FC Team Squad, Schedule, Fixtures and info on Jersey.
The team’s big players included former Liverpool Left-back John Arne Riise who is a former AS Roma player as well, The Brazil Living legend and their World Cup Campaigner midfielder, Elano Blumer was the part of this south Indian franchise. Elano has served big European Clubs like Shakhtar Donetsk, Manchester City, and Galatasaray
Chennaiyin FC Team Squad
|DF||Iñigo Calderón (captain)|
|DF||Henrique Sereno (vice-captain)|
|MF||Jaime Gavilán (3rd captain)|
Chennaiyin FC Jersey and Logo
The name of the team Chennaiyin FC means Chennai’s Football Team. It has a traditional logo which has significant meaning in the Tamil Culture. Chennaiyin FC’s logo is the Dhristi Bommai, a symbol of chasing negativity and absorbing positivity. The team’s Home Jersey is of catchy Dark Blue Color and the Away jersey is of pure white color. Chennaiyin FC has signed a New Kit deal with Puma for the 2016 Season.
ISL 2017-18 Fixtures: Chennaiyin FC Schedule
Chennaiyin FC begins the ISL 2017-18 Season at their home against FC Goa. Here are Chennaiyin FC schedule:
19th November 2017 – Chennaiyin FC vs FC Goa – 5.30 pm
23rd November 2017 – Chennaiyin FC vs NorthEast United – 8 pm
3rd December 2017 – FC Pune City vs Chennaiyin FC – 5.30 pm
7th December 2017 – Chennaiyin FC vs ATK – 8 pm
10th December 2017 – Mumbai City FC vs Chennaiyin FC – 8 pm
17th December 2017 – Bengaluru FC vs Chennaiyin FC – 5.30 pm
22nd December 2017 – Chennaiyin FC vs Kerala Blasters – 8 pm
28th December 2017 – Jamshedpur FC vs Chennaiyin FC – 8 pm
7th January 2018 – Chennaiyin FC vs Delhi Dynamos – 8 pm
13th January 2018 – Chennaiyin FC vs FC Pune City – 8 pm
19th January 2018 – NorthEast United vs Chennaiyin FC – 8 pm
25th January 2018 – ATK vs Chennaiyin FC – 8 pm
31st January 2018 – Chennaiyin FC vs Bengaluru FC – 8 pm
11th February 2018 – Delhi Dynamos vs Chennaiyin FC – 8 pm
15th February 2018 – FC Goa vs Chennaiyin FC – 8 pm
18th February 2018 – Chennaiyin FC vs Jamshedpur FC – 8 pm
23rd February 2018 – Kerala Blasters vs Chennaiyin FC – 8 pm
3rd March 2018 – Chennaiyin FC vs Mumbai City FC – 8 pm
Elano was the Top Scorer of the opening ISL Season with 8 Goals in 11 appearances the second season didn’t turn out to be that hit for Elano scoring only 4 Goals in 15 appearances. The Brazillian won’t be available for Chennaiyin FC this season as he is already tied with Serie A side Santos in a short term contract.
Former Manchester United and Arsenal Defender the French international Mikael Silvestre and ex-Lazio and Former Milan Centre back Italian international Alessandro Nesta was the part of the Chennaiyin side in 2014-15 however due to health issues Nesta was not able to continue. Former Liverpool Left-back John Arne Riise joined Chennaiyin FC from Delhi Dynamos in the 2015-16 season.
Chennaiyin FC will play their Home games at 40,000 Capacity stadium the Marina Arena also known as the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. The Stadium hosted a Test series way back in the 1950’s and now is used for a purpose of Functions and Concert shows. It appears to be a home ground for Chennaiyin FC every season.