Chavan: Defender Anil Chavan happy under leadership at FC Bengaluru United Goa News – Times of India

Panaji: FC Bengaluru United Gearing up to qualify for the I-League but they will have to overcome some tricky matches in the I-League Second Division I-League,
The second division I-League has five teams in the final round, out of which two will advance. Challengers to FC Bengaluru United include Delhi FCUnited SC, Ambernath United Atlanta FC and Shillong Lajong FC.
“The team has worked very hard this season, and this was one of our non-negotiable goals, so it is exciting to be close to the finish line,” said the FCBU defender Anil Chavan, “I’m confident we’ll get through this because we’re hungry for it.”
FCBU will face Delhi FC in their first encounter of the final round at the Bengaluru Football Stadium on Saturday.
FCBU finished the first round on top of their group with 17 points from eight games, cementing their way into the final round.
Chavan is in his first season at the Bengaluru club and spoke enthusiastically about the atmosphere in the dressing room.
“The atmosphere makes it easy for the players to settle in and build trust with each other. I am grateful to the management for entrusting me with a leadership role at the start of my tenure here. It means a lot that the club showed faith in me.” And I’m looking forward to repaying them with results on the field.” Caesar IV Guard from Goa.
FCBU have scored the most goals and conceded the fewest goals among all groups. Chavan attributed this to the style of coach Fernando Varela.
“The coach often urges us to play free-flowing football like in Argentina. He encourages us to express ourselves on the pitch. It really motivates us to keep attacking,” he said.
FCBU’s opponents, Delhi FC, have been the second highest scoring team in the group stage and the rival defense will be tested.
“They have some experienced players who have been in similar situations before, but we have a strong unit so I am confident that if we stick to our processes, we will walk away with a positive result.” chavan,