Jamshedpur FC manager Antonio Iriondo has stated that the team's goal is purely to win their first match against the new Odisha FC outfit. Iriondo spoke at a press conference before the game on Tuesday. The manager informed that they had been preparing for a month and the squad has got to know each other better during this period. Jamshedpur FC are hoping that they go on win the first match of the season as it is important for the players' confidence.
🗣 | "The goal of the first match is to win, but it’s not all about winning. We want to deserve that win."— Indian Super League (@IndSuperLeague) October 22, 2019
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When Iriondo was asked about the fans and their expectations from Jamshedpur FC this season, the Spaniard explained that he knows and understands that they have a good fanbase and the most important thing is to make them as happy as they can. He also stated that their motive besides winning the matches is to make the fans fall in love with their style of play. Iriondo wants to make sure that the fans enjoy every time they come to the stadium. According to the manager, Jamshedpur FC are going to give their 100%. He said that they are hoping to make fans happy and win every match possible.
While talking about Jamshedpur FC's pre-season preparation, the manager said that he was very satisfied with the way it went and stated that they are really happy about what they saw during those matches. He feels that they are improving and the most important goal of those matches besides winning or losing was to make the players more comfortable with each other and improve coordination amongst all of them. Jamshedpur FC's managers and coaches have tried to bring in new concepts and ideas within the team during the pre-season matches.