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newsfootball2 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | I'm not so happy as it is only one point, exclaims Juan Ferrando

FC Goa manager Juan Ferrando stated that he was not happy with the one point against Bengaluru as their mentality was to register nothing less than a win. The Goa-based side overturned a 0-2 goal deficit to clinch one point at the Fatorda Stadium, last Sunday evening.
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newsfootball2 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Players were not complacent and played for a win, asserts Carles Cuadrat

Bengaluru FC coach Carles Cuadrat stated that he was happy that his team fought for a win, even though they struggled in the final third to create opportunities to convert. The side was leading 2-0 in the second half, but a brace from Igor Angulo meant they had to settle for a point.
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newsfootball8 months ago

I'll definitely move to Europe if the right opportunity arrives, reveals Brandon Fernandes

Brandon Fernandes is still optimistic about playing in Europe and has admitted that he is going to move abroad if the right opportunity comes his way. A regular in the Indian team now, the attacking midfielder has been playing for FC Goa in the Indian Super League for the last three seasons.
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newsfootballa year 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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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019 | Important thing is getting more chances to play, admits Brandon Fernandes

Goa's 25-year-old talent Brandon Fernandes reckons that as he heads towards the peak of his professional football career, the most important thing is to play week in week out. Brandon further admitted that despite losing Miku, Bengaluru FC will give his team a proper title race this season as well.
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newsfootballa year ago

FIFA WC Qualifiers | India different team since we last played them, says Oman coach Erwin Koeman

Oman football team coach Erwin Koeman has stated that there could be no real comparison between the current Indian team and the one that Oman played back in December last year. The former Hungary coach also stated that he has come to take three points and nothing else would be satisfactory.
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newsfootball2 years ago

I knew that my chance in senior team would soon come, says Brandon Fernandes

Brandon Fernandes, who made his debut in the King’s Cup last month, has mentioned that he knew that he will get a call from the senior Indian football team soon. Fernandes has also added that the style of football was the same both in the Indian team during the King’s Cup and in FC Goa in the ISL.
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newsfootball2 years ago

King’s Cup 2019 | Players who didn’t get chance last match, will play Thailand, assures Igor Stimac

Indian football team coach Igor Stimac has revealed that every player who didn’t get a chance to play against Curacao, would be playing against Thailand for the third-place match in the King’s Cup. The coach also expressed the need to remain injury-free ahead of the Intercontinental Cup.
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newsfootball2 years 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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newsfootball2 years ago

ISL 2019 | Ferran Corominas extends contract with FC Goa for another year

FC Goa have managed to rope in their record goal-scoring forward, Ferran Corominas, for one more year after he ended the previous season with 16 goals to his name. After helping his team finish runner-up in the Indian Super League, Coro lifted the Hero Cup title by beating Chennaiyin FC in final.
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