Dsk shivajians completed the signing of 5 home grown players
DSK Shivajians completed the signing of 3 home grown players from ISL side Northeast United for the upcoming I-league season.
Holicharan Narzary, Nirmal Chettri and Subrata Paul joined the Pune side today after playing in the ISL , meanwhile Lallianzuala Chhangte and Jerry Mawihmingthanga have also returned to the club after their loan stint with ISL outfit. Forward Narzary, 22, has made seven senior national team appearances so far in his budding career.
Speaking on the signing, first team manager Dave Rogers said, “I have followed Halicharan’s progress over the last two years. He is one of India’s brightest young talents and his pace and quality from wide areas adds another dimension to our game and a threat to opposition teams.
I am excited and thrilled to have brought him to DSK Shivajians and under our guidance we know he can develop even further,” The 26-year-old Chettri, a seasoned professional is a versatile defender and is part of the Indian team set-up since 2011.
“Nirmal is a model professional with excellent experience; and a desire and passion which he carries both on and off the pitch. He will lead by example and bring organization along with commitment and dedication which is one of the main recruitment strategies we have at this club,” Dave said The biggest signing was Paul’s, who re-joins the club after playing for them last season.
The veteran goalkeeper, an India regular with 64 caps, is a big name among the home-based players. “Subrata Paul for me is the best goalkeeper in India; so to sign him for DSK Shivajians is a real coup for our club,” he added.