FC Goa is the most threatening and consistent Football club in the India Super League. Also known as the Gaurs, Goa FC plays at the Jawarharlal Nehru Stadium Fatorda in Margao. The Stadium is officially registered by the international governing body FIFA and included a couple of international Friendlies in the past.
FC Goa is managed by the Brazillian Legend manager Zico who was eighth in the FIFA Player of the Century grand jury vote and Part of the World Cup winning Squad in 1981 and FIFA Player of the Year in 1983. After Managing Italian Clubs like Flamengo and Udinese, Zico joined Goa FC since the start of the ISL Campaign 2014.
The Club had known faces with the likes of Robert Pires, the French international winger who has served Premier League Club likes Arsenal and Aston Villa and also the Spanish side Villareal. Brazil International Defender Lucio who has Served his nation in the 2000 Olympic, and consecutive 2002,2006 and 2010 World Cup as an In-Team Player.
Lucio has been the Wall for Clubs like Bayern Leverkusen, Inter Milan, and Bayern Munich and had a Pretty exceptional season with Goa FC. The Club is owned by Goan Football Club Pvt. Ltd and its stake are Co-owned by the Cricket Star Virat Kohli.
GOA FC Squad
Laxmikanth Kattimani, Subhasish Roy Chowdhury.
Denzil Franco, Fulganco Cardozo.
Joffre Gonzalez, Mandar Rao Dessai, Sahil Tavora, Romeo Fernandes.
Robin Singh, Reinaldoda Cruz Oliveira.
Jersey and Logo of FC GOA
FC Goa was sponsored by Adidas in the year 2014-15 and 2015-16 season with a 2-year kit deal. The Gaurs has a catchy Sky-blue color jersey which is great in tracking the players in term of vision. The 2016 FC Goa is sponsored by Umbro the British Sportswear brand, Partner by Prime Market. The logo Consist of a Bull who symbolises FC Goa who plays a fearless game of Football like a Bulls-eye and FC Goa written just above the Bull is an attractive team logo.
FC Goa Fixtures 2016
FC Goa begins the ISL 2016 Season on 4th October with an away game against North East United they will further face Pune City FC in their home stadium on 8th October and an away game with Chennaiyin Fc on 13th October are the first three games of FC Goa in the beginning of ISL 2016 Season.