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The 41 year old Kerala Blasters goalkeeper told that their Penalty shoot out against Delhi Dynamos was a lottery and they are obliged to making it to the INDIAN SUPER LEAGUE EDITION 3 final.
The Tusker’s (Kerala Blasters) goalkeeper was a relived man after their match against Delhi Dynamos and where the match was gone to penalty and he (Sandip Nandy) saved a penalty for his side and delighted to see other to Delhi players miss the spot kick.
In that match the Kerala Blasters has conceded goals in the first half and in both cases the goalkeeper has partly responsible.
The goalkeeper thinks that the is lucky that he is a part of Kerala Blasters and he is overjoyed that he and he team mates get a warm welcome form the fans when they play for Kerala plaster at any Stadium in India.
This season the Kerala Blaster reach to the ISL final and the goalkeeper is happy for that and he thinks they overturn last year’s disappointment.
Sandip Nandy said that: "I have enjoyed playing for this team. We have the most beautiful fans who create such an atmosphere. To play the final in front of the home crowd is sensational. Even last year, the fans were behind us and this year we repaid them with our performances a home. But we want to win the trophy for them,"
"It will be a tough match. It is not an easy thing to beat Kolkata,"
The Kerala Blasters first team goalkeeper also reveals that his team mate and fellow goalkeeper Graham Stack gave him some important tips in their match against Delhi Dynamos in the second leg.
He added: "A penalty shoot out is like a lottery. You hit the jackpot or you lose your money. Of course, Stacky had given me some tips on how to approach the penalty shootout. Of course, I won’t share that here. People like Stack who have played for Arsenal have been very good for me. He has guided me like a big brother and I’m grateful to be working with them,"
This will the second time the ATK side and Kerala Blasters will face each in the ISL Final in the first season both the teams face each other and the ATK side won that match in the dying minutes and Kerala Blasters are thinking of revenge.
He commented: "Whether revenge is on the minds – We don’t think this is about revenge. We are just fortunate to play Kolkata in front of our fans. We might not get such an opportunity again. So we will put 200% effort to make them happy. They’ve been such great fans,"
Tomorrow the match will start at 7 pm.