Spanish forward Igor Angulo, who is from Spain’s Basque region has inked a one year contract with FC Goa. Igor displayed a strong performance in the Polish League for past four seasons earning a distinction of being top 2 goal-scorers, for 3 consecutive seasons. He also won the Golden Boot in the 2018/19 season due to his 24 strikes in the Polish Ekstraklasa. Igor also notched up a further 21 assists to take his total goal contributions’ tally up to 109 over the four years spent with the record 14-time Polish Champions. Igor’s performance for the club Górnik Zabrze helped the club to be in the Polish first division in his first season.
Upon signing up with the Gaurs, Igor said, “I am excited at the prospect of playing for FC Goa and it is an adventure that I am keen to start at the earliest.
“What attracted me to the club was that I liked the way of playing, the philosophy. FC Goa is one club that is always on the attack and in doing so, are able to create a beautiful style of football.
“Another big thing that stood out is I like the mentality of the club. It’s filled with winners, always fighting for the biggest honours. And that’s what I want to do when I come in.”
Beginning his career with Athletic Bilbao, the 36-year Igor has gone on to play for Numancia, Gimnàstic de Tarragona and Real Union in Spain. Outside Spain, he has played for the French side AS Cannes before spending his time in Greece and Cyprus. His stint in Poland materialised in 2016.
Igor Angulo joins Redeem Tlang, Sanson Pereira and Makan Winkle Chothe in the list of players signing up for FC Goa this off-season. The forward is also FC Goa’s first foreign capture. The club also extended the contracts of Lenny Rodrigues and Edu Bedia in addition to promoting promising right-back Leander D’Cunha to the senior team.