Hailing from Dona-Paula, Leena Gaunco started playing football when she was in school and was soon a regular starter for her school football team. She went on to represent Goa in multiple age categories at the All India National Championships.
Her first stint at the Vedanta Women’s League was during the 1st edition where she played for Albert Developer’s. She also played the 3rd edition of the Vedanta Women’s League for Bidesh XI. Looking for a change, Leena signed for Bengaluru based football club, Rebels FC for their A division, and later for Parikrma FC in the Super Division in the Karnataka women’s league.
Leena has signed with FC Goa for the 2021-22 season. The center back has a strong presence both on and off the field and has made her mark as she played in previous editions of the IWL with Goan side, Bidesh XI.