The management of the Kochi-based franchise need to understand the passion surrounding the sport and develop a strategic plan and a long-term vision for the club's success.
Chennaiyin FC finished the season with 20 points from as many games.
There are clear indications that the Spaniard was fed up with the current situation at the club and had made up his mind to leave.
Blasters suffered a humiliating 4-0 defeat at the hands of Hyderabad FC on Tuesday night in Goa to bow out of the play-offs race.
The ISL is largely viewed as a retirement destination for ageing stars and, going by their performance in many matches, both Kone and Costa appeared to be enjoying a vacation in India.
The result meant Kerala Blasters are out of the play-off race.
Blasters have become the first Indian football club to have 2 million followers on Instagram.
Expecting a team that has conceded 29 goals in 17 matches to do well in a highly competitive tournament like ISL is pointless.
The draw left Blasters in ninth spot with 16 points from 17 matches, while Odisha stay rooted at bottom with just nine points from 16 games.
Twelve teams are in the fray.