Panaji (Goa), Feb 19 (IANS) FC Goa on Wednesday became the first Indian club to play in the AFC Champions League by confirming their position at the top of the league table in the ongoing Indian Super League (ISL) season. Goa beat Jamshedpur 5-0 on Wednesday to end the league season on 39 points, putting them completely out of the reach of second-placed ATK, who are on 33 points with one match to play.
Ferran Corrominas struck his 14th goal of the season to put his side ahead in the 11th minute. The match seemed to be heading towards a 1-0 win for Goa but a flurry of goals towards the end saw them extending their lead emphatically.
Hugo Boumous struck in the 70th and 90th minutes while Jackichand Singh scored in the 84th minute. Mourtada Fall scored in 87th.
In addition to winning the Champions League spot next season, FC Goa will receive the ‘League Winners Shield’ and a cash prize of Rs 50 lakh for winning the league phase.