Zico's presence reason I joined FC Goa: Jofre Mateu
Zico's presence reason I joined FC Goa: Jofre Mateu

Veteran Spanish footballer Jofre Mateu, who played for Atletico de Kolkata in the 2014 Indian Super League (ISL), said he is looking forward to playing for FC Goa in its upcoming second season under the tutelage of Brazilian legend Zico.

ISL: Zico to arrive in Goa on Monday to devise strategy for second season
ISL: Zico to arrive in Goa on Monday to devise strategy for second season

FC Goa's chief coach Zico will arrive in the state on July 6 to take stock of all new signings before deciding on the players to be picked from the domestic draft for ISL 2.

ISL: FC Goa signs Jofre Mateu
ISL: FC Goa signs Jofre Mateu

FC Goa has roped in Atletico de Kolkata midfielder Jofre Mateu to bolster it's midfield for the second edition of the Indian Super League football tournament that starts on October 3.

I failed to play for Atletico Paranaense consistently: Romeo Fernandes
I failed to play for Atletico Paranaense consistently: Romeo Fernandes

Returning home after a brief stint at Atletico Paranaense, Dempo's striker Romeo Fernandes today said his decision was triggered by his failure to break into the Brazilian Club's playing XI and also the desire to play in the Indian Super League (ISL).

Liberian FA boss Musa Bility to stand for FIFA presidency
Liberian FA boss Musa Bility to stand for FIFA presidency

Liberia Football Association chairman Musa Bility said Thursday he intends to stand for the FIFA presidency, claiming the scandal-hit organisation needs a "great leader".

Zico launches FIFA presidency bid without federation backing
Zico launches FIFA presidency bid without federation backing

Brazilian soccer great Zico formally declared his candidacy for the FIFA presidency on Wednesday but admitted there would probably need to be a change of rules in order to make his run viable.

Zico considering FIFA presidency bid
Zico considering FIFA presidency bid

Former Brazil international Zico has expressed a desire to run for president of FIFA following Sepp Blatter`s shock resignation on Tuesday.

Bravo Romeo Fernandes as Indian player debuts in Brazil
Bravo Romeo Fernandes as Indian player debuts in Brazil

In a first for the Brazilian league, Indian player Romeo Fernandes enjoyed a successful debut in his club Atletico Paranaense`s thrashing of Nacional.

Zico offers Adriano FC Goa contract
Zico offers Adriano FC Goa contract

Former Brazil footballer Adriano could be the latest high-profile name to sign for Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Goa.

Brazilian World Cup winner Lucio likely to play for FC Goa
Brazilian World Cup winner Lucio likely to play for FC Goa

Brazilian World Cup winner Lucio is set to grace the second edition of Indian Super League (ISL) football as FC Goa's marquee player.

Brazil Cup battering had been coming, says Zico
Brazil Cup battering had been coming, says Zico

Former Brazil star Zico says his country`s World Cup battering by Germany was not an "accident," as some Selecao apologists maintain, but the logical consequence of years of gradual decline.

Zico to remain FC Goa coach for next two years
Zico to remain FC Goa coach for next two years

Former Brazil great Zico has revealed he has received an offer to remain coach of Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Goa next year.

India need better system, not big names as coaches: Baichung Bhutia
India need better system, not big names as coaches: Baichung Bhutia

Even an Alex Ferguson or Zico will 'struggle' to change the fortunes of the game in India if a proper youth development system will not be in place, football icon Baichung Bhutia said on Thursday.

FC Goa coach Zico lambasts referee for denying penalty
FC Goa coach Zico lambasts referee for denying penalty

Slamming referee Ravshan Iramatov for denying his side a penalty, baffled FC Goa coach Zico has questioned the wisdom of putting the controversial Uzbekistani at the helm of the crucial Indian Super League (ISL) second leg semi-final play-off match against Atletico de Kolkata.

ISL semi-final, 2nd leg: FC Goa vs Atletico de Kolkata - Preview
ISL semi-final, 2nd leg: FC Goa vs Atletico de Kolkata - Preview

After a goalless first-leg semi-final clash between Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) and FC Goa, both teams will again take the field here Wednesday with everything to play for -- the winner of the tie going through to the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament final in Mumbai Dec 20.

Merge ISL with I-League: Zico
Merge ISL with I-League: Zico

With the Hero Indian Super League football tournament already a big hit in its inaugural edition, Brazilian great Zico on Saturday called for its merger with I-League, the top-tier professional league of the country.

Depleted ATK look to exploit home conditions against FC Goa
Depleted ATK look to exploit home conditions against FC Goa

A depleted Atletico de Kolkata will look to exploit the home conditions against the mighty FC Goa in a battle between two heavyweights in the first leg semifinal of the Hero Indian Super League football tournament here on Sunday.

FC Goa happy to play second leg semis at home
FC Goa happy to play second leg semis at home

FC Goa are relishing at the prospect of deciding on the final at home as they play the second leg of semifinal against Atletico de Kolkata in Goa by virtue of finishing second in the Hero Indian Super League football tournament.

Salt Lake stadium turf not conducive to football: Zico
Salt Lake stadium turf not conducive to football: Zico

 Brazilian legend and ISL franchise FC Goa coach Zico Tuesday expressed unhappiness about the artificial turf at the Salt Lake stadium saying it was not conducive to football.

ISL: Zico credits players for big win
ISL: Zico credits players for big win

A delighted FC Goa coach Zico on Friday credited his players for winning their ISL match against Chennaiyin FC with 3-1 margin, here tonight.