Mohun Bagan has tied Egyptian midfielder Omar Elhusseiny as his fifth foreign recruit before League I 2018-19 starting this month. The decision was made after consulting the team's head coach.
The & # 39; Sailors & # 39; They started their season at the top, winning the Calcutta Football League after 8 years. Coach Shankarlal Chakraborty was praised for his hard work and the strategic use of his players. But the I-league will be a great challenge for him.
Mohun Bagan already has a strong foreign contingent at his disposal as Dipanda Dicka, Henry Kisseka, Kingsley and the Japanese Yuta Kinowaki. The giants of Kolkata lacked an offensive midfielder in their squad, which justifies the signing of Omar Elhusseiney.
"We are pleased to announce that we have selected Mr. Omar Nabil Rashad Elhussieny, an attacking midfielder from Eygpt after consulting with Coach Sankarlal Chakraborty as the fifth foreigner," read the club's official statement.
exercising his office for several clubs in the homeland of Egypt, as well as in countries such as Estonia, Malta and Indonesia, the footballer will now begin his new journey in the centenary club.
It was rumored that the Haitian end Sony Norde will be recruited as the fifth foreigner, but the administration seems to have thought otherwise. This firm can close the door on Sony, who enjoyed an excellent career during his reign in the 'Maidan & # 39;
. With just a few days for the important I-League to begin, the preparations are in full swing. With archrivals, East Bengal currently in Malaysia for its preseason, the green and garnet brigade will not leave stones unturned to build its squad for the league.
The 2018-19 season of the I-League will begin. on October 26 with Chennai City FC playing against Indian Arrows. Mohun Bagan will play his first game the next day in an away game against Gokulam Kerala.