Francis Fernandes

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Francis Fernandes
Personal information
Full name Francis Fernandes
Date of birth (1985-11-25) 25 November 1985 (age 31)
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
FC Pune City
Youth career
Vasco
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Vasco
2006–2014 Salgaocar
2014–2016 Delhi Dynamos 16 (0)
2015 Dempo (loan) 20 (1)
2016– FC Pune City 0 (0)
National team
2011– India 29 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:16, 30 May 2015 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11:12, 13 November 2015 (UTC)

Francis Fernandes (born 25 November 1985 in Vasco da Gama, Goa) is an Indian footballer playing primarily as a winger for FC Pune City in the Indian Super League.[2]

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.[3]

International career[edit]

Fernandes scored his first international goal in a 3–2 loss to Palestine on 6 October 2014.[4]

International statistics[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.indiansuperleague.com/delhi-dynamos-fc/squad/midfielder-10664-francis-fernandes-playerprofile
  2. ^ FC Pune Cityhttp://indianexpress.com/article/sports/football/fc-pune-city-snap-india-international-francis-fernandes-isl-2948191/ FC Pune City snap India international Francis Fernandes], indianexpress.com, 1 August 2016
  3. ^ "Salgaocar Stalwarts III – An interview with Francis Fernandes". salgaocarfc.in. Retrieved 6 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "India go down to Palestine". All India Football Federation. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  5. ^ Francis Fernandes at National-Football-Teams.com

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