FC Goa is one side in Indian Super League which taking rapid strides in Youth Development. The Goan franchise has started their FC Goa development team. The team has some of the brightest talents going around the country.
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The Punjabi forward has already made his mark in the Indian football. The former Mohammedan sporting striker has made his debut for Indian national team in the Tri Nation series.
He was impressive at the U-23 level for Indian U-23 team in recently concluded AFC u23 qualifiers. The Punjabi is known for the strong physical game, he impressed everyone with his calmness in U-23 qualifiers.
He will be the asset for any team in a couple of years, FC Goa has one of the brightest forward in Indian football at their disposal.
All the eyes will be placed on the wonder kid of Goan football Liston Colaco. The tall striker is in his teens (18 years of age) but his skills are enough to give him start in Indian Super league. FC Goa was smart enough to sign one of the finest talents in Goan football for a longer period of time.
The Teenager came in limelight last season playing for Salgaocar in Goa Pro League. He is a prolific goal scorer, he scored more than dozens of goals last year in pro league. To add to that tally he had 2 hat tricks in Santosh trophy.
Many have started to call him Indian Zlatan, going by his talent its just matter of time before he breaks in Indian national team setup.
Ali Mohammed is no nonsense hard tackling defender. The lanky center back has been a consistent
performer for all the clubs he represents till now. The youngster represented Dempo sports club last year before moving out to NEROCA helping them to get promoted for I-league.
He was one of the most sorted players in the draft and FC Goa would feel lucky to get their hands on the defender. The Goan will be proud to represent his state team in one of the most watched league in Asia.
Hayden Fernandes, former India u-19 captain is the leader in the middle of the park. It is still unsure if he will get into the first team but the talented midfielder has been great with the reserves.
He scored scorcher of a goal in ongoing AWES Cup. The 30-yard strike gave FC Goa development team a much-needed victory in AWES Cup. The player can dictate tempo and midfield, he will perfectly suit in the Sergio Lobero style of play.
Finally, Brandon Fernandes will have the opportunity to play for his state club in Indian super Leauge. The attacking midfielder has been in the news for a very long time. There is no doubt on his talent, he is by far best Indian player with technique but his fitness was always under scrutiny. Playing for the State side may give him much needed confidence.
He is a player who can change the course of the game on his own, having him in the team gives FC Goa edge. He can play multiple position and most important his set piece taking ability.
FC Goa has assembled a talented youngster, these are our 5 picks. Comment down below who you think will make a big impact in the Indian Super League season 4.
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