Kerala Blasters FC have announced the signing of winger, Saurav Mandal, from Churchill Brothers FC, ahead of the ninth season of the Indian Super League (ISL 2022-23). The 21-year-old has penned a multi-year deal that keeps him at the club until 2025 for an undisclosed fee.
“I would like to congratulate Saurav about this opportunity. A lot of hard work still awaits as he needs to learn and handle new things in ISL. I wish him all the best for the upcoming years in our club,” Karolis Skinkys stated in regards to the Blaster’s second summer signing.
Upon joining his new team, Saurav exclaimed with excitement, he said, “I’m very happy to be a part of Kerala Blasters. It’s a dream come true for me that I’ll be representing the biggest club in the country. I’ll be sharing the dressing room with top players from the country and I’m keen to learn from them.”
After Bryce Miranda, who was announced last week, Mandal becomes KBFC’s second summer acquisition. As the Blasters get ready for the upcoming season the 21-years-old winger signing will make their offensive unit even stronger.
Saurav Mandal Career
Saurav started his professional career with Rainbow FC. He then had a short stint with ATK FC Reserves before joining Churchill Brothers in 2020. The pacey and energetic midfielder showed a lot of promise in this season of I-League with Churchill Brothers.
During this time, he made 14 appearances for the club. Equally adept anywhere across the front three, he grew into an important part of the Churchill Brothers forward line, chipping in with a goal and 2 assists last season.