Francis Fernandes

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Francis Fernandes
Personal information
Full name Francis Fernandes
Date of birth (1985-11-25) 25 November 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Vasco da Gama, Goa, India
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)[1]
Playing position Right winger
Club information
Current team
Chennaiyin
Number 30
Youth career
Vasco
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Vasco ? (?)
2006–2014 Salgaocar 85 (15)
2014–2016 Delhi Dynamos 16 (0)
2015Dempo (loan) 20 (1)
2016 Pune City 4 (0)
2017– Chennaiyin 17 (1)
National team
2011– India 29 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 March 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 November 2015

Francis Fernandes (born 25 November 1985 in Vasco da Gama, Goa) is an Indian footballer playing primarily as a winger for Chennaiyin FC in the Indian Super League

Career[edit]

Fernandes has spent his childhood in Bogmalo, near to the tourist hotspot of Bogmalo Beach. It was there that he learnt his first lessons in football. He played for his school, Regina Mundi, and later, while at MES college, he gave trials for Vasco and got selected for Vasco U-19. After two successful seasons with the Vasco S.C. senior team, he joined Salgaocar in 2006.[2]

International career[edit]

Fernandes scored his first international goal in a 3–2 loss to Palestine on 6 October 2014.[3]

International statistics[edit]

As of 14 March 2015[4]
India national team
Year Apps Goals
2011 2 0
2012 9 0
2013 11 0
2014 2 1
2015 5 0
Total 29 1

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Chennaiyin FC

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.indiansuperleague.com/delhi-dynamos-fc/squad/midfielder-10664-francis-fernandes-playerprofile
  2. ^ "Salgaocar Stalwarts III – An interview with Francis Fernandes". salgaocarfc.in. Retrieved 6 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "India go down to Palestine". All India Football Federation. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "Francis Fernandes". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. 

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