Squad

9



India

Robin

Forward

11



Brazil

Reinaldo

Forward

20



Brazil

Rafael

Forward

Born on

May 9th 1990

Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Position

Forward

Other clubs

Delhi Dynamos FC

Height

1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)

Preferred foot

Left

Robin Singh

Robin Singh started his career at the Tata Football Academy in Jamshedpur. After impressive displays, he got his first major break in 2010 when East Bengal came calling. Robin joined the Bengal giants and hit the ground running almost immediately with fantastic displays for the side. Three years later he joined I-league new entrants Bengaluru FC and was an instant fan favourite at his new club. Robin was contracted to play in the second season of the Hero Indian Super League and as a result his name was on the auction list. The auction was the first of its kind in Indian football and the Delhi based striker was picked up by home side Delhi Dynamos for INR 51 lakh. He was signed by FC Goa for the third season of the ISL and will lead the attack for Zico's side.

Born on

Mar 14th 1979

Itaguaí, Brazil

Position

Forward

Other clubs

Boavista Sport Club

Height

1.87 m (6 ft 1 1/2 in)

Preferred foot

Right

Reinaldo da Cruz Oliveira

Reinaldo da Cruz Oliveira is a youth product of CR Flamengo in Brazil. After two years in the youth team, Reinaldo made the jump to the senior team in 1999 where he made 40 league appearances, scoring 9 times. He then moved on to French giants, Paris Saint-Germain in 2001 where he spent four seasons. He netted 10 goals during his time at PSG. Reinaldo has a wealth of experience, having played in various countries around the globe, such as Japan, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Italy and France. The Brazilian striker then signed for FC Goa in the second season of the Hero Indian Super League and made 11 appearances for the side, scoring an impressive seven times, including a hat-trick against Kerala Blasters. He ended the season as the highest goal scorer for the side. The franchise retained his services for the third season of the tournament.

Born on

May 20th 1988

Florianópolis, Brazil

Position

Forward

Other clubs

Clube Nautico Capibaribe

Height

1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)

Preferred foot

Right

Rafael Coelho

Rafael Coelho was signed mid way through the second season of the Hero Indian Super League as an injury replacement for Victor Simoes. He quickly became a fan favourite after good displays for the side. Coelho started his career in Brazil with Figueirense in 2007, before moving to Asia to ply his trade. After spells at Guangzhou R&F, Changchun Yatai and Buriram United, the Brazilian signed up to play under fellow Brazilian Zico in India with FC Goa. The Brazilian is a strong, pacy striker capable of creating and scoring goals.

99



Brazil

Julio

Forward

Born on

Feb 26th 1980

Itaguaí, Brazil

Position

Forward

Other clubs

Mirassol Futebol Clube

Height

1.78m (5 ft 8 in )

Preferred foot

Left

Julio Cesar da Silva

Julio Cesar da Silva is a Brazilian left sided attacker who began his career with Fluminense in 1997 and spent five years with the club. He moved to Russia thereafter and joined Lokomotiv Moscow where he made 20 league appearances and scored four times. He won the Russian Championship in 2002 and the Russian Super Cup in 2003. He is known best for his time with Greek side AEK Athens where he scored 35 league goals in 92 appearances for the club from 2005-2008. After a few spells at various other European clubs like Rapid Bucuresti and Gaziantepspor in Turkey, he moved back to Brazil with Figueirense. He was the last player to be signed by FC Goa for the third season of the Hero Indian Super League.