Sunday, January 1, 2017

Helder Postiga returns for ISL 2016 to Atletico de Kolkata after an injury-marred

Posted by Anderson
The 34-year-old Postiga played last season for La Liga side Deportivo de La Coruna and score two goals in his debut match in the ISL against Chennaiyin FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. He played only 70 minutes before pulled out for hamstring that conclude his participation in the Tournament. Atletico de Kolkata confirmed return of Portuguese Helder Postiga for a second season in the Indian Super League (ISL). After refuge from Uruguayan international Diego Forlan, Postiga call by the Sourav Ganguly co-owned franchise.
Defending champions Atletico de Kolkata unveiled Portuguese Helder Postiga as their joining to the squad for the second season of the Indian Super League football tournament. co-owned Sourav Ganguly had offered USD 1 million to Didier Drogba Chelsea legend in first edition champions were also linked with Diego Forlan Claudio Pizarro, Roman Pavlyuchenko and Tuncay Sanli. Head coach Antonio Habas finally settled for the Portuguese forward Postiga will replace Luis Garcia, who is not in the squad having an excellent last season due to injuries.

Postiga on his first World Cup appearance played against Mexico in a 2 - 1 win at group stage in 2006 Germany. They eliminate England on penalties quarterfinals of the tournament after replacing captain Luis Figo. 2014 World Cup  qualification campaign in Brazil Postiga scored six goals. He played in the second match against the United States but had replaced after 16 minutes due to injury. After recovering from injury Helder Postiga going to come back by Atletico de Kolkata in Indian Super league.