Kochi: August 26, 2020: Kerala Blasters FC (KBFC) is happy to announce the signing of the 23-year old dependable midfielder Rohit Kumar, for the upcoming season of the Indian Super League (ISL). The Delhi born player started his career at the Bhaichung Bhutia Football School before joining the DSK Shivajians LFC Academy. The youngster captained Delhi in the B.C. Roy Trophy in 2013 and was part of the India U-19 squad in 2015. In 2016, he was promoted to the senior team for the Durand Cup. The right – footer gave some consistent performances in the I-League that season. This earned him a contract with FC Pune City, debuting in the Indian Super League (ISL). He completed 2 seasons with the Maharashtrian club, wherein he scored 2 goals before moving to Hyderabad FC for the 6th edition of the ISL. The Central Midfielder featured in 9 matches and scored a goal for the new franchise. Having qualities of dependability and consistency, KBFC adds depth in their midfield with this signing.
“Joining Kerala Blasters was an easy decision for me since I’ve always wanted to play for the club. I hope to improve myself as a player every day, with the help of my coaches, teammates, management and specially the fans, to contribute to the vision of the club. With the support of my new squad, I wish to lift trophies for Kerala Blasters in the near future, because this club truly deserves it.”, says Rohit Kumar, who can’t wait to get started on his new journey.
“It is my pleasure to welcome Rohit to Kerala Blasters. He is yet another quality addition to our mid-field. I hope he explores all his potential with the team and we are ready to support him in the best possible manner.” says Karolis Skinkys, Sporting Director-Kerala Blasters.