Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Anto Xavier signs for Sporting Clube de Goa

After representing country thru the junior ranks, this Austin Town boy is ready for the big stage - Anto Xavier will be seen in Flaming Orange colors in the coming season! Few weeks back, Anto signed a three-year contract with the Goan I-League team Sporting Clube de Goa. 

Primarily a left-half midfielder, Anto has represented India in several age groups - U-16 team in South Africa tour, U-19 tours, and Asian Cup. 

He started with Southern Blues, a B Division team in the BDFA League. He was playing in the Super Division for ADE in the 2012-13 season when he was seriously injured from a terrible challenge against South United. Anto broke his shinbone, got operated, and was out for the rest of the season. 

Anto made a strong comeback this season with A Division team, Students Union at the Kumar Memorial Trophy. Also, he was a part of the Karnataka team in the Santosh Trophy, where he scored a goal.