FC Goa kicks off its first game of the season in Dubai, JofreMateu González, Reinaldo da Cruz Oliveira score for FC Goa against Al Khaleej Football Club

Panjim, Sept 13, 2015 FC Goa’s pre-season friendly match started off with a draw against Al Khaleej Football Club on the Spanish Schools Soccer grounds in Dubai Sports City UAE.

The match saw FC Goa play their opening game against a spirited Al Khaleej team. All FC Goa’s new signings as well as the latest editions to the club were given a run out.

The fans were given a taste of what is to come in the second edition of the Indian Super League as FC Goa scored two brilliant goals. On the score sheet were Joffre and Reinaldo as the teams were held to a draw.

Said Zico, Head Coach, FC Goa “I’m happy with the way the team played. After a week of training it was nice to see the boys play at a high level and no injuries from our first game. We now look forward to our next game”

The squad will train in Dubai until 20th September 2015, post which the Zico managed team will be back in Goa for the final phase of training at the TilakMaidan Ground in Vasco before the season starts

FC Goa are scheduled to play their other friendlies against AL Shabab,Ajmal,AlJAzeera and AL Hatta at the respective clubs on 15th 16th 19th and 20th September. All games will kick off at 7pm local time.

In first fixtures in ISL 2, FC GOA will take on Delhi Dynamos FC in a home game on Sunday,04 October 2015 at Fatorda stadium in Margao.


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