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The Dutchman stated that he is likely to submit his resignation once he reaches Kolkata...

United Sports Club suffered a defeat at the hands of Sporting Clube de Goa in a round 16 I-League match on Saturday, thanks to a solitary first half striker by Rojen Singh (4') who sealed three points for the home side.

The coach of the Purple Brigade, Eelco Schattorie, stated that he has nothing more to offer owing to the financial crisis at the club and revealed that there is a "big chance" of him resigning.

"There is a big chance that I'm going to resign from this club because my tools or my equipment to motivate the team is finished. There is nothing more that I can do. That's to do with the situation of the club," he said.

"If you see the game again and the last three-to-four games as well, we have not seen the motivation especially when we get behind in the first 10-or-15 minutes. Then the need of pressure starts falling on us and then we start playing. We outplayed Sporting Clube de Goa without having any big chances, but we completely dominated. They had to retreat," he continued.

"If I had the news today or yesterday that we get a sponsor that would have motivated the players. We would have won this game. We would have won the last few games and we would have been on top. We threw away whatever I built all year in just three-to-four games."

Ranti Martins was substituted by Schattorie in the 60th minute and the 41-year-old stated that the Nigerian misses a strike partner.

"The last three games, he (Ranti) had a few good chances, but he didn't score, whatever the reason might be. I think that the league is stronger than last year and the defenders are better. That could be a reason, but the biggest reason is that he doesn't have somebody lined up beside him who gives him balls. Ranti is not a player who creates the chances himself. He needs to get either crosses or good passes. That is lacking in our team at this moment," Schattorie explained.


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