Kerala Blasters FC announced the contract extension of experienced goalkeeper, Karanjit Singh for the upcoming season of the Indian Super League (ISL 2022-23). The club had signed up with the player last year as a replacement for injured Albino Gomes.
Earlier, Kerala Blasters FC have announced extensions of their players Bijoy Varghese, Jeakson Singh, Marko Lešković and Prabhsukhan Gill.
“I’m delighted to continue with Kerala Blasters. I hope to impart the knowledge I have earned through my experience to my teammates. I also look forward to getting on the field and helping the team win the cup this year, especially for the enthusiastic fans who encourage us in every step of the way!” says Karanjit Singh.
“Karanjit is a record holder participant among the ISL players. His professionalism and attitude is obviously why he has been successful during his long career. He is a great example to young players and that is why we need this kind of professionals in our team,” says Karolis Skinkys, Sporting Director, KBFC.
Karanjit Singh Career
Born in Punjab, Karanjit started playing football at the age of 15. In 2004, he joined JCT FC and spent the next 6 seasons with that club. He then moved to Salgaocar and won the 2010-11 I-League in his debut season.
Later, he was drafted by Chennaiyin FC in 2015 and played there till 2019, winning the ISL title in 2015 & 2017-18. Towards the end of his stint at Chennaiyin FC, he handled the role of a goalkeeping coach. In 2021, Karanjit joined Blasters during the January transfer window.
Karanjit Singh has made 17 appearances for the Indian National Team and he has the experience of playing in 49 matches in the Indian Super League with 118 saves and 13 clean sheets.