Zico

  • ISL: FC Goa name Virat Kohli as new co-owner and ambassador 1 week ago

    New Delhi: FC Goa on Wednesday named India cricketer Virat Kohli as its new co-owner and brand ambassador for the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) that will be held Oct 12-Dec 20. "I am very excited to be a part of this franchise in what definitely looks like...
  • Zico says ISL will help Indian football grow September 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Brazilian legend Zico, the high profile coach in the upcoming Indian Super League, on Tuesday said the two-and-half month long league would help the 158th ranked India to improve their footballing skills and produce great talents in future. "Football has to go through a process so that it becomes successful...
  • Sourav Ganguly urges fans to support Atletico de Kolkata in ISL September 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Showcasing his football skills, Sourav Ganguly struck three goals from the spot as he urged fans to turn up in huge numbers and support the city's newest team Atletico de Kolkata when the ISL kicks off here on October 12. The former India cricket captain might have left football to...
  • Brazilian great Zico to coach Goa in Indian Super League September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Brazilian great Zico has been signed to coach Goa in the new eightteam Indian Super League next month. Goa said in a statement on Tuesday that Zico signed the contract in Rio de Janeiro, and it was "honored" to have him. His most recent manager position was at AlGharafa...
  • Maradona top candidate to become Iraq's football coach December 21, 2012

    Buenos Aires: Diego Maradona is on the brink of becoming coach of Iraq and wants to take the country to the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil, Argentine agent Hernan Tofoni told Reuters on Thursday. Maradona, who is acting as a consultant for the UAE club Al Wasl that he...
  • Late strikes settle Asian World Cup qualifiers November 15, 2012

    Singapore: Three moments of late magic helped Uzbekistan, Iraq and Qatar grab key 10 wins in World Cup qualifying on Wednesday as Asian champions Japan rode their luck before edging to the brink of a place in Brazil. Nine of the 10 teams remaining in the two groups of Asian...
  • Zico blasts FIFA ruling on Club World Cup December 19, 2007

    Rio De Janeiro: Former Brazil captain Zico reacted angrily on Tuesday after FIFA apparently declined to recognise the Flamengo side in which he played as world club champions in 1981. "It's another of those controversies involving players, supporters and the media which are decided by people sitting in an office,"...