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ISL 2020-21: FC Goa signs Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem from ATK Mohun Bagan

FC Goa indicators ATKMB and the previous India U-17 World Cup Goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem until the summer time of 2024.

This information was confirmed by the Kolkata giants, ATKMB on Thursday and in addition FC Goa took to their Twitter deal with to welcome the prodigy to their membership. It additionally have to be famous that FC Goa’s present goalkeeper Mohammed Nawaz’s contract is about finish very quickly.

“I’m very glad to be a part of FC Goa. The membership performs a stupendous model of soccer, and the followers are wonderful right here in Goa. I’m wanting ahead to carrying the colours and representing the individuals,” Dheeraj stated.

“When Goa got here with the provide and I heard their plans for me, I used to be excited and I really feel I can actually develop on this membership. I’m nonetheless within the studying stage and know I can get higher with each season.”

The teen had represented India on the 2017 FIFA  U-17 World Cup, held in India, and grabbed the highlight together with his spectacular efficiency. Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whereas sharing an image with the teen in a tweet on November publish the massive occasion in a meet and greet with the workforce in 2017, stated: “Many groups fail to attain towards India due to the formidable presence of Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem. He has performed 50 matches for India.”

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Dheeraj is a product of Chandigarh Academy, and part of the AIFF Elite academy got here by means of the ranks of the All India Soccer Federation’s developmental workforce Indian Arrows.

Dheeraj made his Indian Tremendous League in 2018 debut with Kerala Blasters FC and made 13 appearances with them. In 2020, he signed for ATKMB however didn’t get to play a lot.

Dheeraj was referred to as up by the nationwide head coach Igor Stimac for the FIFA World Cup qualifiers towards Afghanistan and Oman in 2019.

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