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Zico to coach FC Goa

Zico is taking on anther challenge as coach; this time at FC Goa in India. - Image Actions

Brazil and Flamengo legend Zico is set to coach FC Goa in the first ever Indian Super League (ISL) season. 

The Brazilian has agreed a deal to take up the reigns at the Indian club. The 61-year-old won 71 Brazil caps. He played at the 1978, 198 and 1986 World Cup.

Zico also has a formidable track record in coaching. He has coached in Brazil, Japan, Tukey, Russia, Greece, Iraq and Qatar. 

"Zico signed the contract in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil," said a statement from the ISL franchise.

"Representatives will travel to Brazil shortly to help Zico complete visa formalities and bring him to Goa."

The ISL has been setup with the aim to improve the popularity of football in India. The inaugural 10-week tournament will begin in October. 

 

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