The 39 year old Indian association football manager and former player, and the Aizwal FC coach thinks that they will face a tough competition against Chennai City FC in their next match.


The Mizoram based side will face the Chennai City FC in the fifth round of I LEAGUE and so far in the competition they have collected 10 points in their four matches.

 Right now they are sitting in the third spot on the table and their opponents are sitting in the ninth place on the table.

But Khalid Jamil is not taking them lightly as their courageous performance against Mohun Bagan.

He said: "Talking about this game, we are playing a solid team under Robin (Charles Raja) sir. I saw them play last game against Mohun Bagan. They played well. We’re not taking this game lightly at all. We will play our normal game tomorrow,"

"I’ve seen all Chennai City matches that were telecast. They played good football. They are strong defensively with some experienced players. They have good foreign players and they have mature senior Indian players. It will not be an easy game,"

The Aizwal FC coach believes that the debutante team has got quality players between them and they have got experienced Indian players and the coach Robin Charles Raja, also got some experienced and for him managing at this level does not matter.

He Elucidated: "They have Debabrata (Roy), (Dhanpal) Ganesh, Denson (Devadas) etc – A lot of experience. It doesn’t matter that the coach is in his first season in the I-League. We will have a tough game.

For that match maybe the Chennai City FC coach Robin Charles Raja would not get his captain, he is in doubt for the game.

But the Chennai City FC coach is hopeful that his boys can do well against the Aizwal FC.

The Chennai City FC coach added: "The boys are gelling well after playing together. We played a good game last time. We are worried about the results. Hopefully, we get the right result on Saturday,"

"We will definitely do well. But goals are a problem and we need them. But we are getting better with each game,"