Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 20 (ANI): Further focusing on giving youngsters a platform at the highest level, ISL champions Hyderabad FC have completed the signing of young fullback Manoj Mohammad, the club announced on Wednesday.
A leftback by trait, Manoj is a complete fullback who is effective at both ends of the field. He has gathered loads of experience in the I-League, having started his career with the East Bengal academy as a kid.
“I am really happy to sign for this club at this stage of my career. I can’t wait to get on the pitch and I promise to give my best in every training session and in every game,” said Manoj in a statement.
He made 16 league appearances for the senior side before joining Mohammedan SC in 2020. He has since been a regular in the first team and made 29 appearances for the club playing a crucial role in the 2nd place finish in the 2021-22 I-League campaign.
He also registered a couple of assists in what was a consistently impressive campaign for the youngster. He was also part of the Mohammedan side that won the Calcutta Football League title after 40 years.
Manoj has now signed a three-year, long-term deal with Hyderabad FC till the end of the 2024-25 campaign and will be a part of the first team under Manolo Marquez for the upcoming campaign. (ANI)