ISL: Antonio Lopez Habas promises good football from Atletico de Kolkata

Atletico de Kolkata manager Antonio Lopez Habas on Saturday said fans should expect them to display 'fatafati' football which means fantastic football in colloquial Bengali.

ISL: Antonio Lopez Habas promises good football from Atletico de Kolkata

Kolkata: Atletico de Kolkata manager Antonio Lopez Habas on Saturday said fans should expect them to display 'fatafati' football which means fantastic football in colloquial Bengali.

"We want to play in 'fatafati' style. I want to Kolkata to play in their own style," Habas said when asked what would be their style of play with bulk of their players and support staff from Spain.

'Fatafati football' incidentally is the catchline of the Sourav Ganguly co-owned side and Habas said they're perfectly prepared, but all depend on the 90 minutes in the game.

"We have gone well with the people of the city but result is more important. This is a universal game. We have professional players playing all over the world," he told reporters on the eve of their ISL opener against Mumbai City FC.

Asked whether Indian weather would affect them, he said: "The pitch, weather or the opponenets should not be any excuse."

Habas also said there's an uncertainty over Rakesh Masih who has a stomach problem.  

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