newsfootball2 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Our performance showed quality of squad, says Sergio Lobera

FC Goa manager Sergio Lobera hailed his players after their comprehensive 3-0 win over Chennaiyin FC, especially with a squad that didn’t the likes of Ahmed Jahouh, Edu Bedia, and Hugo Boumous. The manager was also all praise for the pairing of Ferran Corominas and Manvir Singh on top.
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newsfootball2 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Have strong philosophy and style that doesn’t need changing, says Sergio Lobera

FC Goa manager Sergio Lobera has been of the opinion that the team already has a strong philosophy and playing style that people have loved and it won’t be needing a change. The Spanish manager further stressed the importance of having quality domestic players in the team to win the league.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 months ago

FC Goa win 3-2 against Minerva Punjab in pre-season friendly

The Gaurs had a high scoring outing in a warm up match against former I-League champions Minerva Punjab on Tuesday as the runner-up from last season won it 3-2. For Goa, goals came from Len Doungel, Ferran Corominas, and Jackichand Singh.
Press Release
newsfootball2 months ago

FC Goa outclass Kerala’s Santosh Trophy team 6-0 in pre-season friendly

FC Goa continued their preparation for the Indian Super League with yet another comprehensive win, this time against Kerala’s Santosh Trophy side. With the likes of Len Doungel, Kingslee, Jackichand Singh, and Lalawmpuia all getting on the score sheet, Goa went on to win 6-0.
Press Release
newsfootball6 months ago

King’s Cup | Nishu Kumar, Jobby Justin released from the camp as Igor Stimac selects 23-man Indian team

Nishu Kumar and Jobby Justin were the last two players who were released from the national camp on Saturday as the newly-appointed football coach Igor Stimac finalised the Indian team for the upcoming King’s Cup in Thailand. The Blue Tigers will take on Curacao in their opening encounter on June 5.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Have to play better to fit Igor Stimac’s style and plans, says Seiminlen Doungel

Not getting picked in Igor Stimac’s rather large 37-man probables ahead of the King’s Cup, Seiminlen Doungel feels he would have to perform better to fit the Croatian’s style of play and future plans. He also revealed that he has watched FC Goa closely and would want to go prepared into pre-season.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball6 months ago

Won’t be bogged down if I don’t make final cut, says Micahel Soosairaj

India’s new footballing sensation Michael Soosairaj has stated that he has been working hard in the national camp but won’t be bogged down if he doesn’t make the final cut in the 23-man squad. The national coach has already cut as many as 13 players from the initial 37-man probable squad.
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featurefootball7 months ago

India at King’s Cup 2019 | Know Your Opponent - Curacao

Incoming coach Igor Stimac would have a tricky task when they face Curacao in the King’s Cup next month. With the nation starting to play football only recently and fans oblivious of what to expect from them, we try to look at what are their strengths and weakness and how can India exploit them.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball8 months ago

India’s Next Gaffer | Under the scanner – Sven-Goran Eriksson

With the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on the hunt to replace Stephen Constantine for the position of the coach for the national football team, we look at how the few shortlisted candidates could fare at the job with their preferred tactics and past history starting with Sven-Goran Eriksson.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball9 months ago

ISL 2019 | Bengaluru FC take on FC Goa in a game of subtle dualities

As far as hype for an ISL final goes for the neutral fans, Bengaluru FC taking on FC Goa is right there at the top for the sheer names on paper and kind of football both the sides prefer. And given the vengeance with which the two sides will take the field, this could easily be the best ISL final.
Subhayan Dutta