FC Pune City manger Franco Colomba expressed his delight following his side's 2-0 win over FC Goa, insisting that this victory is the first of many to come as the Indian Super League season progresses.
Strikes from Kostas Katsouranis and David Trezeguet proved to be enough as Zico's side were unable to find a way back into the game despite dominating possession and creating many chances.
Pune City's victory against FC Goa is even more impressive considering they were thumped 5-0 by Mumbai City in the Maharashtra derby in their last ISL fixture.
And Colomba, who was visibly overjoyed with his side's first ISL win, feels that this victory will boost his side's morale as they move forward in the competition.
"I'm very happy! It's our first victory, and is very important for our morale," the Italian told ISL's official website. "I feel it is good for the competition, and surely good for my players.
"It is going to be one of many hopefully. I would not like to think that our work here is done. Tonight's just the start."
The 59-year-old, who implemented a different formation against Goa, admits that his side played far better than they did against Mumbai City.
"I feel tactics are very important in a game. Along with that, it needs good mentality to go along," the Italian added. "Against Mumbai, we made a lot of mistakes. We were not bad, but we were not good too. Yes, we made mistakes today, but they were greatly reduced."
Meanwhile, FC Goa boss Zico bemoaned his side's finishing as they slumped to yet another defeat in the Indian Super League.
The Virat Kohli co-owned team are currently bottom of the ISL with three defeats and a draw from their opening four fixtures.
And Zico claims that his side's inability to finish has resulted in their poor run in the inaugural season of the ISL.
"When we were playing well, we didn't score. When they were playing well, they scored," the Brazilian legend told ISL's official website.
The 61-year-old boss feels that Goa will only start getting positive results once their forwards start firing.
"Our goals so far have come from a defender (Grégory Arnolin scored one each against Chennaiyin FC and NorthEast United FC) and a midfielder (André Santos against Atlético de Kolkata)," added Zico
"Today [Sunday], we had three to four chances, but we need to score them. All that is missing is scoring the goal. In football, you need to score to win."