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newsfootball2 months ago

Too early to impose 3+1 foreigners rule in ISL, opines Edu Bedia

FC Goa star Edu Bedia feels that it is too early to implement the 3+1 foreigners rule in the ISL, as it might hamper the development of the domestic players. As per the existing rule, each ISL side is allowed to field five foreigners, while they can register a total of seven overseas players.
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newsfootball2 months ago

ISL 2020 | Edu Bedia signs a two-year contract extension with FC Goa

Spanish midfielder Edu Bedia has extended his contract with FC Goa for the two years which will keep him at the club till 2022. This deal makes him the longest-serving foreign player for the ‘Gaurs’ after Corominhas, with him having already playing two full seasons with the club.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball9 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Game against Jamshedpur is an opportunity for us to show our quality as a team, says Sergio Lobera

FC Goa gaffer Sergio Lobera has hailed his players for their performances and hopes to show his team's strength ahead of their home game against Jamshedpur at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Goa on Tuesday. The Spanish head coach also admitted Jamshedpur FC has a strong side to face.
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newsfootball9 months ago

We deserved to win against FC Goa, claims Bengaluru FC coach Carlos Cuadrat

Bengaluru FC shared the spoils with FC Goa in the Indian Super League clash on Monday at the Kanteerava Stadium and the Blues’ head coach Carlos Cuadrat believes they deserved the three points. Ashique Kuruniyan’s mistake led to a late penalty which decided the fate of the encounter.
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newsfootball10 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | It was difficult match against tough opposition, says Sergio Lobera

FC Goa manager Sergio Lobera stated that he was satisfied with the draw against Bengaluru FC given the match was against a difficult side and the hosts didn’t play like they deserved to win anyway. The Spanish manager, however, didn’t believe that Edu Bedia and Hugo Boumous’ absence was the problem.
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newsfootball10 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Very happy Ahmed Jahouh isn’t playing, says John Gregory

Chennaiyin FC coach John Gregory has expressed his delight at the absence of Ahmed Jahouh from the FC Goa side as he would continue to serve his suspension from last season. Gregory also stated that this time he has made the right changes in the team after things didn’t go as planned last season.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019 | FC Goa to start their pre-season on September 12

2018 Super Cup winners FC Goa have announced that they will start their pre-season for the 2019 edition of the Indian Super League on September 12. This will be the first time that the two time ISL finalists, since the inaugural season, will kick off their season on their home turf in Goa.
Press Release
featurefootballa year ago

Football is unique and of different style under Sergio Lobera, says Princeton Rebello

FC Goa’s emerging sensation Princeton Rebello has stated that Sergio Lobera is different from any other coaches he has played under, not only for his ideology but also his unique style of football. The 20-year-old also expressed his desire to play in the deep midfield, where he could create more.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootballa year ago

AIFF Super Cup | We are approaching final with lot of excitement, says Sergio Lobera

FC Goa coach Sergio Lobera has said that the ISL runners-up team is approaching the Super Cup final with a lot of excitement just like the ISL final last month. On the other hand, Chennaiyin coach John Gregory has stated that his team is well aware of the Gaurs’ strengths before the summit clash.
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featurefootballa year ago

AIFF Super Cup | FC Goa a different beast altogether for Chennai City FC to cope

Chennai City arrive at the semi-final of the Super Cup as the second favourites and it is not be so much for the names on paper that FC Goa possess but the style of play they would come up with. However, it wouldn't be surprising for the giant slayers to pull off another upset given the incentives.
Subhayan Dutta