Kerela Blasters is a Kochi franchise team Co-Owned by the God of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar and Telugu superstars Akkineni Nagarjuna and Chiranjeevi. ISL 2014 Season began with some big names one of them was the Marquee England international Goalkeeper David James. David James has featured in the Premier League clubs like Liverpool, Aston Villa, Portsmouth, Watford, Manchester City and West Ham United.
David James was also included in 2006 and 2002 World Cup Squad and was an in team Goalkeeper for 2008 Euro Cup campaign. David James has in total 53 appearances for England. Canadian international Striker who was a part of Leicester City was the face of Kerela Blasters in the start of the Season has now currently joined Atletico De Kolkata.
Then, on 21 August 2014, the team participated in the official international draft where Seven international players were presented and invited to play for Kerela Blasters in Contract terms. Former Newcastle United forward Michael Chopra formerly played for Sunderland, Cardiff City and Blackpool was the first foreign player drafted by the Kerala Blasters.Carlos Marchena the Spanish international, Valencia Centre-Back had joined Kerela Blasters in the 2014 season.
In the 2015 Season Steve Coppell, the England international official was made the Kerela Blaster Head Coach. Kerela Blasters also signed Indian players Godwin Franco andMehrajuddin Wadoo. Kerela was last in the points table until November, but they made a terrific comeback with six consecutive victories. They won the second season of the ISL by beating FC Goa 3-2 in the finals.
With the sitting Capacity of more than 60,000 the Kaloor International Stadium also known as the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium is the Home Stadium for Kerela Blasters.The stadium is used for both Cricket and Football’s local matches.
Kerela Blasters Team Squad
Graham Stack, Sandip Nandy.
Aaron Hughes, Azrack Mahama, Cedric Hengbart, Gurwinder Singh, Ouzin Ndoye, Rino Anto, Pratik Chaudhari, Sandesh Jinghan.
Josu Currias, Ishfaq Ahmed, Mehtab Hossain, Mohammed Rafique.
Antonio German, Michael Chopra, Mohammed Rafi, Kervens Belfort, Thongkhosiem Haokip.
Kerela Blasters Jersey and Logo
The Kerala Blasters logo was revealed on 15 September 2014. The design of the logo was made by Brash Brands and it is made especially inspired by the culture of Kerala. The Kerela Blasters Logo is represented by an Elephant which determines the Pride of the State.The elephant is a symbol of Aggression reflecting the aspiration and spirit of Kerala Blasters. They have a Lemon Yellow Color Jersey for both home and away games just blue shorts in their home game and white short pants in their away game.
ISL 2016 Fixtures: Kerela Blasters
Kerela Blasters begin their 2016 ISL season on October 1st in their Away game against Nort East United and the Next two games against Atletico De Kolkata on 5th October and Delhi Dynamos on 9th October which will be their Home games these are the first three games of Kerela Blasters here we present you the Complete fixtures of the ISL 2016 Season.