Roy Krishna – 2019-20
ATK had reformed the team by bringing in Australian league Golden boot winner Roy Krishna along with his striking partner David Williams from Wellington Phoenix and brought back Antonio Lopez Habas as their new head coach. The start was not that great as they lost to Kerala Blasters FC in their first match. After that, they didn’t really look back and ended the league stage in the second position after FC Goa. Antonio Lopez Habas’s tactical masterstrokes helped them to clinch their third Indian Super League trophy in Goa. Roy Krishna finished in the second position in the highest goal-scorer list after Nerijus Valskis.
Roy Krishna, Fiji born superstar landed in Kolkata with some emotions attached with the City of Joy. He got off to the mark with a goal against the debutants Hyderabad FC. It became a familiar sight from then. He scored a splendid hat-trick against Odisha FC to help ATK to seal a playoff berth. He has not only scored goals but also helped their teammates to score. His two assists against the league toppers FC Goa helped them to clinch a victory. Despite the minor injury, he kept on scoring and leading the team from the front.
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