Kozhikode, August 28: Gokulam Kerala FC have signed defender Roshan Singh for the upcoming I League season. The 25-year-old defender is from Manipur and was the player of NEROCA FC last year.
Roshan has also represented his state in the Santosh Trophy tournament. Before his stint at NEROCA FC, the player plied his trade in Manipur League. Last season he had six appearances for the Manipur side in the I-League.
Looking ahead to its new challenge the defender said, “I am excited to join Malabarians. The club has won several titles within three year of its inception and the squad is really impressive. I am looking forward for a great season with the club. I hope we can win the title this season with the new coach and the kind of players we have,” said Roshan Singh after signing his contract.
“We welcome Chingakham Roshan Singh, a highly-rated Defender from Manipur to our GKFC family. His experience and quality will complement and strengthen our defense this season. This year one “Chingakham” from NIT Calicut, has already bagged ‘UNESCO Best Engineer 2020’ award and I am sure our “Chingakham” will bag the “Best Defender I-league 20-21” said Gokulam Kerala FC CEO Dr. B. Ashok Kumar.
“We have to make sure that next year we win the league and become champions. The management is trying its best to do that by increasing the squad depth. We hope we would be able to achieve this with such wonderful talents,” said Gokulam Gopalan, the club chairman.