FC Goa triumphs over Sesa Football Academy in FC Goa’s first friendly match
Vasco, 27th September 2014: In a friendly match played between Indian Super League (ISL) franchise team FC Goa and Sesa Football Academy,FC Goa triumphed over Sesa Football Academy by a margin of 3-0 goals.
Holicharan Nazary scored the first of three goals in the 30th minute, here at Vasco’s Tilak Maidan Stadium. FC Goa’s marquee player, former French international and Arsenal star Robert Pires started the game, much to the happiness of all the fans that were present to witness the legend in action. The FC Goa marquee player played just over 45 minutes as he was substituted in the second half to a rousing applause from the fans. The second and third goals came in quick succession as Miguel Herlein and new recruit Tolgay Ozbey scored in the 75th and 86th minute respectively. The first match of FC Goa saw an enthusiastic crowd of spectators turn up to cheer and support their favorite team.
Ahead of ISL, which will begin on October 12, the franchise teams are playing friendly matches with various football clubs in Goa. Apart from this, North East United played a match with Tuff Laxmi, which resulted in a draw.
FC Goa will play their first ISL match against Chennaiyans FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda, Margao on October 15, 2014.