MANUEL FRIEDRICH

  • ISL: Mumbai City FC pip Atletico de Kolkata 2-1 to keep semis hopes alive December 7, 2014

    Former Borussia Dortmund defender Manuel Friedrich headed home a late winner as Mumbai City FC pipped Atletico De Kolkata (ATK) 2-1 in an Indian Super League match on Sunday. Mumbai went into the lead in the 40th minute through a left footed finish by medio Lalrindika Ralte - more popularly known...
  • ISL: Nabi named Mumbai City FC captain ahead of opener October 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian midfielder Syed Rahim Nabi was on Friday named skipper of Indian Super League side Mumbai City Football Club ahead of the tournament lung opener against Atletico de Kolkata on Sunday. Former Germany international Manuel Friedrich will be the vice-captain of the team co-owned by Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor and...
  • ISL will make football popular in India, says Manuel Friedrich October 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Mumbai City FC's German import Manuel Friedrich on Friday said the much-anticipated Indian Super League is the country to make football the number one sport in India. Impressed with the talent of the Indian players, the 35-year-old former Borussia Dortmund centre back said: "In our squad, we have got really...
  • Germany's Manuel Friedrich to power Mumbai Franchise in ISL August 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Striving to build a formidable outfit with worldclass football players on board, the Mumbai Franchise of the Indian Super League (ISL) announced on Friday the signing of Germany's Manuel Friedrich for the inaugural season of the upcoming league. Friedrich comes to the Mumbai Franchise with over 15 years of professional...
  • Leverkusen players told to give up Messi shirts February 17, 2012

    Leverkusen: After seeing his defenders thoroughly outclassed by Lionel Messi, Bayer Leverkusen sporting director Rudi Voeller was dismayed that his players squabbled over the souvenir when Messi gave the shirt off his back at halftime. Messi scored one goal, set up another and hit a post in Barcelona's 31 Champions...