Derrick pereira, Former India International player has been roped in for the post of head coach of FC Goa. As the Former coach, Juan Farrando moved to ATK Mohunbagan, FC Goa promoted Derrick pereira, Technical Head at the club itself to the coaching positions scoring his proficiency of knowing the game with all its colours.

Juan Farrando in a surprise exit in mid of the game has invoked terms of association and a complaint has been raised by ATK Mohunbagan of Poaching the coach.

Pereira, who is currently with the club as its technical director, had also taken charge of the Gaurs along with Clifford Miranda and Roma Cunillera during the fag end of the 2019/20 season after the departure of Sergio Lobera.

Derrick pereira

Speaking of the task ahead, Pereira said, “It is a great honour to become head coach of a club I have been part of for so many years. It is a very proud day for both me and my family.

This is a wonderful opportunity, but there is also a lot of work ahead of us and I am eager to get onto the training ground to start working with the players.

“I would like to thank the club management for this opportunity and thank the club’s supporters for the incredible welcome they have already given me. I am very excited to begin our journey together.”

FC Goa’s Director of Football, Ravi Puskur said, “He’s been ingrained into the fabric of the club and is well versed with our players and staff with a vast majority of them having worked with him.

“He will settle into the day to day workings of the team seamlessly and we’re certain he’ll continue to push our brand of football.

“A Goan taking over FC Goa is the perfect representation of what we believe in and we’re confident he will make his mark on this team and will continue to push the team towards its objectives.”

Derrick Pereira, has been working for the FC Goa since 2017 and has led youth teams  which have scored well and worked for U-23 team in the games.


The information contained in this article is for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended as a health advice. We would ask you to consult a qualified professional or medical expert to gain additional knowledge before you choose to consume any product or perform any exercise.

Write A Comment

five × 2 =


By navigating our site, you agree to allow us to use cookies, in accordance with our Privacy Policy.