Durand cup 2021: FC Goa beats Mahamedan Sporting to clinch the first title

FC Goa became the first-ever ISL club to register a victory in Asia's oldest football tournament, Durand Cup.
Durand cup 2021: FC Goa beats Mahamedan Sporting to clinch the first title

The day of 3rd October was the final of the 130th edition of the Durand Cup. FC Goa defeated Mahamedan and lifted their maiden Durand Cup after the extra-time victory in the Durand cup 2021. FC Goa is the first Indian Super League (ISL) club to win the title of Durand Cup. The ISL outfit defeated the local favorites at Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata.

Captain Eduardo Bedia play the most crucial role of the final and netted the most important goal of the tournament in the 105th minute after a goalless full time. With the triumphant over Durand Cup 2021, Juan Ferrando, the coach registered his first win on the Indian land. Interestingly, the club also received the President's Cup for permanent keeping beside the Durand Cup and the Shimla Trophy. The final of FC Goa and Mohammedan was witnessed live by more than 34000 spectators.

After a wait of long 7 years, FC Goa once again wins the Durand cup. In 2014, Salgaocar FC, the last Goan team won the trophy. The other two Goan Football teams who registered victories previously are Churchill Brothers and Dempo SC.

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