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newsfootball20 days ago

2021 Durand Cup | It's a pleasure to work with the same foreigners from the previous season, says Goa coach

FC Goa head coach Juan Ferrando feels that it is a pleasure to work with the same foreigners from the previous season and added that working together will help them a lot to improve in the future days. The Gaurs will begin their Durand Cup campaign with their match against Army Green Football Team.
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newsfootball23 days ago

2021 Durand Cup | FC Goa announce 29-member squad, four foreigners included

Indian Super League side FC Goa have announced their 29-man squad for the upcoming 2021 Durand Cup, which begins in Kolkata, on September 5. Four overseas players, including Spanish playmaker and skipper Edu Bedia, have been shortlisted by head coach Juan Ferrando for the tournament.
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newsfootball5 months ago

2021 AFC Champions League | Hope FC Goa will perform better than the previous game against Persepolis FC, asserts Juan Ferrando

FC Goa head coach Juan Ferrando is hoping that his team would perform better than they’ve done in their previous game against Iranian side Persepolis FC in the 2021 AFC Champions League. Edu Bedia, who scored the only goal against in the previous outing, is doubtful ahead of Friday’s game.
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newsfootball5 months ago

2021 AFC Champions League FC | FC Goa made lot of mistakes and lost the ball many times, rues Juan Ferrando

FC Goa head coach Juan Ferrando feels that they have made a lot of mistakes and lost the ball on many occasions en-route their 1-2 loss against Iran’s Persepolis FC last Tuesday evening. The Gaurs took the lead in the 14th minute, but Persepolis pulled back with two goals within the next 10 minutes.
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featurefootball6 months ago

2021 AFC Champions League | FC Goa Preview: Team news, Key Players, Contenders and Match Details

FC Goa are a few days away from representing India in the biggest continental event, the AFC Champions League, becoming the first Indian to achieve the feat. While they are set to face fierce opponents in Group E, the prospect of playing the matches in their home stadium will give them a boost.
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newsfootball6 months ago

2021 AFC Champions League | Have to play smartly against tough opponents, asserts Edu Bedia

FC Goa midfielder Edu Bedia feels that they need to play a bit smarter in the upcoming AFC Champions League in comparision to the Indian Super League. The Gaurs have been pitted with Persepolis, Al-Rayyan (Qatar), and winners of the play-off between Al-Wahda (UAE) and Al-Zawraa (Iraq), in Group E.
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newsfootball6 months ago

2021 AFC Champions League | Difficult task to shortlist four foreigners, admits Juan Ferrando

FC Goa head coach Juan Ferrando feels that it is difficult to pick the foreigners quota for the upcoming AFC Champions League matches, with only four allowed to field at a particular time. The Gaurs will be up against Qatar’s Al-Rayyan in their first tie on April 14, at the Fatorda Stadium, in Goa.
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newsfootball6 months ago

India's World Cup dream is achievable, needs years of work at grassroots and youth level, claims Edu Bedia

FC Goa midfielder Edu Bedia feels that India's dream of playing in the World Cup is achievable, but needs years of work in academies and investing at the grassroots and youth level. India, on their recent tour to Dubai, played a 1-1 draw against Oman and were humbled 0-6 by a strong UAE side.
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newsfootball7 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Foul on Princeton was not football, it was Taekwondo, exclaims Juan Ferrando

FC Goa head coach Juan Ferrando feels that the tackle on Princeton Rebello by Mourtada Fall was so nasty that it looked as if they were playing Taekwondo. The ‘Gaurs’ were held to a 2-2 draw in the opening leg of their semi-final, even though they took the lead twice during the course of the game.
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newsfootball7 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | AIFF DC bans Hugo Boumous further, no additional sanctions on Edu Bedia

Mumbai City FC star Hugo Boumous has been added an additional ban two-match ban and a fine of Rs. 2 lakhs by the All Indian Football Federation (AIFF) Disciplinary Committee for misconduct during their game against FC Goa. Meanwhile, FC Goa footballer Edu Bedia was not imposed additional charges.
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