The Indian Super League team Chennaiyin FC have completed the signing of the Indian youngster Ninthoi Meetei in a three-year deal. He will be a part of the franchise from the 2021/22 Hero Indian Super League season. Ninthoi Meetei operates as an attacking midfielder but can slot into the position of a forward as well.
Ninthoi Meetei earlier was associated with Northeast United, wherein he made a total of 24 appearances in the two years he played for them. He has also played for the team Indian Arrows in the I-League and made 27 appearances for the team.
Meetei is a product of the AIFF (All India Football Federation) Elite Academy and was a part of the Indian squad for the U-17 FIFA World Cup in the country. Moreover, he has also represented the nation at the SAFF U-18 Championship where he won the Best Player Award.
“I am really feeling very happy to be a part of this club [CFC]. This team has that energy and spirit through all these years. I am looking forward to giving the team my best and I am very much excited to kick off with Chennaiyin FC,” said Ninthoi Meetei.
“We are very happy to bring in someone like Ninthoi. He is young but already has 24 ISL appearances under his belt and should help the team for years to come,” said Chennaiyin FC co-owner Vita Dani.