Cavin Lobo

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Cavin Lobo
Cavin at Estadio Santiago Bernabéu..jpg
Personal information
Full name Cavin Peter Lobo
Date of birth (1988-04-04) 4 April 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Goa, India
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Kerala Blasters (on loan from East Bengal)
Number 7
Youth career
Sporting Goa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Dempo
2010–2012 Mumbai (2)
2012– East Bengal 79 (5)
2014 Atlético de Kolkata (loan) 6 (2)
2015 Kerala Blasters (loan) 6 (1)
National team
2015– India 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:47, 12 March 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11:10, 13 November 2015 (UTC)

Cavin Lobo (born 4 April 1988 in Goa) is an Indian footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Kerala Blasters in the Indian Super League on loan from I-League club East Bengal.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

In 2010 Lobo was playing for Sporting Goa who were then in the I-League 2nd Division and the Goa football team in the Santosh Trophy.[1] After a good performance for Goa in the Santosh Trophy, Lobo was signed by then reigning I-League champions Dempo for the 2010-11 season.[2] Then in 2011, Lobo signed for another I-League side Mumbai. The midfielder scored twice in the campaign with his new club. He scored his first goal for the club on 22 December 2011 against HAL, in the 77th minute as Mumbai won 4–0.[3] He then scored his second goal for Mumbai on 6 February 2012 in the 36th minute to help Mumbai to a surprise 2–1 victory.[4]

East Bengal[edit]

For the 2012-13 season, Lobo signed for East Bengal.[5] Lobo made his debut for East Bengal in the I-League on 30 December 2012 against Pailan Arrows, coming on as an 87th-minute substitute for Penn Orji in a match that East Bengal won 3–0.[6] On 8 May 2013, he scored his 1st goal of the season in a 6-0 win during a 2012-13 season match over United Sikkim.[7]

Atlético de Kolkata[edit]

In the 2014 Indian Super League, Lobo was picked in the first round of domestic draft by Atletico de Kolkata. On 23 October 2014, he scored twice in the second half to inspire a 2-1 comeback against FC Goa in a home match and became the first Indian player to score 2 goals in a single ISL match.[8]

Kerala Blasters[edit]

In July 2015 Lobo was drafted to play for Kerala Blasters FC in the 2015 Indian Super League.[9]

He won Hero of the Match award against NorthEast United FC in 2015 Indian Super League.

International[edit]

Cavin Lobo made his debut for India on 12 March 2015 against Nepal, coming on as a substitute for Lenny Rodrigues and had an impressive outing, which included winning a penalty.[10] Cavin Lobo also has been called up as probable for the World Cup Qualifiers against Oman and Guam .

Career Statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Statistics accurate as of 14 March 2016[11]

Club Season League Federation Cup Durand Cup AFC Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
East Bengal 2012–13 9 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 14 1
2013–14 23 2 2 0 0 0 25 2
Atletico de Kolkata (loan) 2014 6 2 6 2
East Bengal 2014–15 14 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 18 1
Kerala Blasters (loan) 2015 4 1 4 1
East Bengal 2015–16 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Career total 62 7 6 0 0 0 5 0 73 7

Honours[edit]

Atlético de Kolkata

References[edit]

  1. ^ Noronha, Anselm. "Santosh Trophy: Cavin Lobo Looking To Win His Maiden Santosh Trophy Title". Goal.com. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Noronha, Anselm. "I-League: Goa Santosh Trophy Star Cavin Lobo Signs For Dempo SC". Goal.com. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "MUMBAI VS. HINDUSTAN AERO 4 - 0". Soccerway. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "MUMBAI VS. CHURCHILL BROTHERS 2 - 1". Soccerway. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Cavin Lobo". East Bengal FC. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  6. ^ Mitra, Atanu. "East Bengal 3-0 Pailan Arrows: Trevor Morgan's side dismantle the Arrows with ease". Goal.com. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  7. ^ http://www.goal.com/en-india/match/96727/east-bengal-fc-vs-united-sikkim-fc/report?
  8. ^ http://www.goal.com/en-india/match/goa-vs-atl%C3%A9tico-de-kolkata/1931489?ICID=HP_FM_1
  9. ^ Noronha, Anselm (10 July 2015). "Cavin Lobo to Kerala, Keegan Pereira to Mumbai and the comprehensive Indian Super League Draft". Goal.com. Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  10. ^ Atanu Mitra & Brendon Netto (12 March 2015). "India 2-0 Nepal: Chhetri leads Blue Tigers to victory over neighbours". Goal.com. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 
  11. ^ http://int.soccerway.com/players/cavin-lobo/72602/