FC Goa's Duffy is still learning

To work under him (Zico) was a big attraction for many of us to come to FC Goa, says Duffy.

The pre-season in Dubai was fantastic. Spending three weeks with your team-mates, training everyday, getting to know each other on and off the pitch — these are invaluable benefits. Everybody has gelled very well.



Playing under Zico (in pic) is fantastic. Obviously, he is a legend. To work under him was a big attraction for many of us to come to FC Goa. He is a good coach. He is always positive, and he wants you to always press high and attack. So for attacking players like me, it is very good.



Our marquee player, Lucio has won every major trophy the football has to offer. He is one of the modern greats. To play alongside him and learn from him every day is a blessing. Even at my age (31), I can still learn a lot about football from him.

(As told to Shreedutta Chidananda)