North East United vs FC Goa pre match transcripts with FC Goa manager and chief coach, Zico and Miguel Herlein

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Q. Your first match was at your home ground and your next match is in Guwahati. How do you plan to go about this match?

FC Goa coach and manager Zico

FC Goa coach and manager Zico

A. Zico- Well any game home or away is always difficult. All the teams are very good and clever. Even though we lost the last match, we are very relaxed and confident. We have many opportunities to win. We always try to win the match and we have come here to win the match. We played at home with our supporters supporting us. I hope that our team plays a wonderful match.

Q. How has the training been going on? Have there been any injuries?
A. Zico- Everyone is ok. All the 23 that have come are fit and ready to play.

Q. What is the condition of Andre Santos? Is there any chance that we will get to see him play?
A. Zico- Yes he is very well and ready to play.

Q. Holicharan Nazary played very well in the match against Chennaiyin FC. What do you have to say about him?
A. Zico- I hope he continues to play well in the future as well. I always give him an opportunity for him to play and he is well prepared for the game tomorrow.

Q. The North East United team has Miguel Garcia in the team. Are you looking forward to play against him and the team?
A. Miguel- He is very experienced player. But we are prepared for the game and play against the team

Q. Do you think ISL can really improve football?
A. Zico- Yes it can. If we contribute well it can definitely improve. There are great players who can help a lot in development of Indian football. I think every 15 Indian players that are there in each team have gotten the chance to play along side them and this can definitely help in the development of Indian football. And that is the reason why I am here.

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