Akash Mishra is the player who played a crucial role behind Hyderabad FC’s crowning in ISL 2021-22 season. Akash currently has a contract with Hyderabad till the end of May 2023. If the player is sold during this period, it is guaranteed that Hyderabad FC will receive a transfer fee. Earlier, reports of clubs including Kerala Blasters eyeing Akash came out when the transfer window started.
Akash Mishra has performed well in the Hyderabad jersey in the last two seasons of the Indian Super League. Although he is a defender, he is capable of contributing well in attack as well. The young star has bagged 2 goals and 4 assists in 43 matches in the last 2 seasons of ISL.
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Earlier, the impressive performances of the Indian Arrows in the I-League brought the player to Hyderabad FC. After coming to ISL, the player got more attention in Indian football. Akash was also given a chance in the national team last year based on his excellent performances for Hyderabad FC. The player made his debut in the Indian team by playing against Oman.
At the same time, the head coach of FC Mashida, who has an eye on Akash, is Ranko Popovic, who previously coached FC Pune City, an ISL club. Popovich coached Pune City in the 2017-18 season. He has been the coach of the Japanese club since 2020. Mashida Selvia finished fifth in the Japanese second division league under Popovich last season.
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