KOLKATA: Nepalese forward Abhishek Rijal has arrived in Kolkata to play the upcoming 2nd Division League qualifiers on Wednesday evening.
Known as Nepalese Ronaldo, Abhishek, who is first Nepali Footballer to score in the AFC Cup, was welcomed by Hony. Assistant General Secretary Dr. Taha Ahmed and Hony. Athletic Secretary Hasnain Ahmed at the airport.
The 20-year-old who began his career with Nepal Police FC in 2018 has played for the likes of Manang Marsyangdi Club and Machhindra Football Club in Nepal Premier League. He last played for JJ Sports Club in Maldives Professional League.
“I am delighted to sign for Mohammedan Sporting Club. It’s a great club with top players and passionate fans.” said Abhishek.
“I can’t wait to get started now. I believe it can be a special season for all of us and I will be working hard to produce the kind of performances that will help us achieve what we are aiming for,” he added further.
Abhishek will hit the ground running at Mohammedan Sporting Club tomorrow.