The 2016 edition of Indian Super League received a big blow when Roberto Carlos revealed that he would not be returning to the tournament. In addition to Roberto Carlos, Zico is likely to miss the next season of the football league as well. “Next season I won’t be coming. In every professional life, you go
Delhi Dynamos held the sway at their home ground in the first leg of their semi-final encounter with FC Goa. It was touted to be a contest to set the supremacy in Brazilian flamboyance. That was not the scene as the home team edged Zico’s men by a solitary goal. Robin Singh headed the all-important
It was an entertaining evening at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in Fatorda as the battle for playoffs continued. FC Goa and NorthEast United FC went home with one point each, keeping both of them within a close distance from the playoff spots. The Highlanders had taken the lead after the break by virtue of a
After a woeful performance against Chennaiyin FC, Zico’s men bounced back to clinch a win in their away fixture. The Goan outfit came from a goal down to score three goals at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Guwahati. Brazilian legend made a radical change for improved fortunes. FC Goa’s Zico had to make an impact
We are in for another thriller in the Indian Super League (ISL) as two big teams will battle it out in the first leg of the second semi-final. It’s a clash of two styles as an injury-marred Atletico de Kolkata host an in-form FC Goa at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. Contrasting journey in
These saves reinforced the universal truth- David James can still make top drawer saves. Having showcased his endurance and diving skills between the sticks, James further reinforced his value to his team, by making yet another instinctive save, when he kept out a header from midfielder Zohib Amiri.
The referee added six minutes of injury time and just when it looked like the points would be shared, substitute Ozbey latched onto Slepicka’s inch perfect lobbed pass, comfortably rounded off the on-rushing goal keeper Van Hout to send the crowd into raptures of delight ! The full time whistle was music to the ears of the fans with the final score 2-1 to the home side!
With this result , Northeast United continued their impressive performance in the tournament. At the same time the Goa team got of their duck and one hopes for better results from Zico and his men !
Indian Football fans all over the country can kick start the celebrations early! Football will now be their next door neighbour for the next two months. Here is an overview of the top teams and how we stack up against top football clubs.
Zico says, ‘’It takes time for sure. But India will need to believe that it can do well and it will.’’