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Exclusive-FC Goa set to unveil two key signings

Written by: Mrunal Nakashe

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The ISL outfit are already preparing for the upcoming Goa Professional League and Indian Super League campaigns...

FC Goa are set to announce two key signings as they look to revamp their squad after a disappointing season in the last edition of the Indian Super League.

Sources have told Khel Now that the Gaurs are set to appoint current Churchill Brothers head coach Derrick Pereira as the ckub's new Head of Youth Development and the team's assistant manager for the next ISL season which will commence later in the year.

Sources also confirmed that FCG are keen to field a team in the Goa Professional League next season and have roped in the services of talented teenager Liston Colaco from Salgaocar.

The highly rated youngster had a fantasic debut season in the GPL last year tpping the scoring charts with 10 goals as the Greens marched to the title. The versatile striker can play anywhere acriss the front three and has bags of pace to boot. He has been signed for the club's bow in the state's top flight but could also feature in the ISL if he has another good season.

Meanwhile, experienced tactician Pereira who had a spell in the wilderness has stormed back onto the scene after joining the Red Machines midway thriugh the I-League campaign and guiding them to a place in the top six. He will undoubtedly play a key role in reshaoing the Gaurs' squad ahead of their next competitive and on the sidelines in the ISL.

 

Published: Sat Apr 22, 2017 08:36 PM IST

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