The Kalinga Warriors are home and will take on Bengaluru FC tonight at the Kalinga Stadium for a Kalinga Super Cup tie.
Sergio Lobera's side will look to improve their performance furthermore after an 11-match unbeaten streak which started with OFC turning the game around against the Blues and beating them 3-2 in the ISL earlier this season at home.
HOW TO FOLLOW THE GAME?
The game will be live-streamed on JioCinema. Kick-off is scheduled at 19:30 IST. You can follow the club's social media channels for updates building up to the fixture.
The Kalinga Warriors were without CY in their last game against Jamshedpur FC at home as the playmaker suffered an injury in the game against HFC. Sergio will assess the situation and confirm his availability ahead of tonight's encounter.
Club Captain Amrinder Singh will miss out on today's game as the India International is away on national team duty for the #AsianCup2023. The squad had assembled back in Bhubaneswar after the New Year break and has been training hard ahead of their opener against BFC.
Former Blues striker Roy Krishna will look to prove himself against his former side as the Fiji International has been in red-hot form netting seven goals in the ISL.
OFC are the defending champions as the Bhubaneswar-based side clinched their first silverware in Calicut beating Bengaluru FC in the finals.
The Blues have had a slow start to the season this year as they sit in the 9th position on the league standings. Sunil Chhetri, Gurpreet Singh, and Suresh Singh will be absent from the BFC squad due to national team commitments as well.
BFC appointed Gerard Zaragoza midway through the season after the club parted ways with Simon Grayson after the side suffered a heavy defeat against Mumbai City FC. Bengaluru is on the rebuild as they are unbeaten in 2-games under their new manager and will look to do well in this competition.
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