I enjoyed the last two years at FC Goa: Carlos Peña

PANAJI: Carlos Pena , who on Thursday announced his retirement from the professional football he said he enjoyed the past two years with Indian Super League Franchise (ISL) FC Goa and be in India.

The Spaniard played his last two seasons with FC Goa, helping the Gaurs to their first ever piece of silverware -lifting the Super Cup in the 2018/19.

It has been a real pleasure to enjoy my last two years in FC Goa and India. I feel incredibly blessed to have felt the love and passion of the people of Goa everyday, Pena was quoted as saying in a release issued by FC Goa .

Together we have achieved a lot and live memorable moments. My family and I were lucky to have spent two years in India and I would like to say that we will always be Gaurs, added the 36-year-old man.

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Last season, with him on the bottom line, the Gaurs reached the top of the table in the ISL league stage and the feat helped the club become the first club in India to secure a spot in the AFC Champions League group stage.

Over the past two seasons, Pena appeared in FC Goa colors 43 times.

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