FC Goa is almost certain to feature in Goa Professional League this season. Goa professional league is one of the top state league in the country. The league is about to expand to 12 teams in the top flight football in Goa. FC Goa will be the 12th team to feature in the professional league.
GFA Football League.
Goa football association have changed their football league system. The top division league which used to feature 10 teams now will have 12 teams. The first division which is the second division in the state will have 14 teams, third division with 40 teams and remaining in later divisions.
It was also announced that the Taca league, which is the u20 league of the state will also commence in the first week of October.
Salgaocar FC and FC Bardez will play the season opener Charity Cup. The cup and league winners of the previous season.
FC Goa on a right path.
FC Goa will get the huge push towards connecting with the fans and local football with this opportunity. All this while Indian Super League franchise was an isolated case in Goa. being part of the Goa football system will give them much-needed opportunity to develop football talent in Goa and scout few in the process.
The franchise has asked time from GFA to complete the requirements to participate in the GPL.
FC Goa B Team.
FC Goa has assembled a B team which comprises of u18 players. The team train under assistant coach of FC Goa Derrick Periera.
Recently they played three friendlies, FC Goa looks serious about the development of the young talent in Goa. The players can develop immensely once they go against big boys in Goan and Indian football.
Goa Pro League features one of the biggest clubs in India. Dempo, Salgaocar, Churchill Brothers, Sporting Clube de Goa, Vasco SC all have the great history in Indian top division and some of them even have made India proud at Asian level.
Definitely, this huge statement by FC Goa to rest of Indian Super league franchise. They are here to stay and help Indian football.
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