Gokulam Kerala FC has signed a two-year deal with the experienced defender Pawan Kumar from Real Kashmir FC.
The 26-year-old centre-back from Delhi brings in a wealth of experience as he has featured in both the Indian Super League and I-League teams.
A product of the AIFF academy, Pawan has represented India under-19 side. He made his senior professional debut for the Goan side Salgaocar Football Club in the I-League in the 2015-16 season.
He then moved to Churchill Brothers SC, where he represented the club in the I-League. After which he also played for ISL teams FC Pune City and the North East United FC.
After his stint in the ISL, Pawan Kumar returned to I-League with Real Kashmir FC last year. He started in seven matches and had an impressive performance for the Kashmir team. The tall defender is good at aerial balls and tackles that will help Gokulam FC strengthen their defence.
Pawan Kumar said, “It is a great opportunity to represent Gokulam Kerala FC. I have been with the club for a couple of weeks and the team is shaping up well for the upcoming tournaments.”
Gokulam Kerala FC president VC Praveen said, “Pawan Kumar is an experienced player who can bring us more laurels. We wish him all the best for his tenure at Gokulam Kerala FC.”
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