ISL- Indian Super League

Odisha FC sign winger Pranjal Bhumij

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October 26 2023
(Courtesy : Odisha FC Media)

Odisha FC assistant coach Floyd Pinto gave Pranjal Bhumij his first national team call-up in 2017.

Pranjal Bhumij has joined Odisha FC on a contract running till the end of the current season, with the option of a further year. 

A DSK Shivajians product, Pranjal made his first professional debut in the I-League against Churchill Brothers. He scored his first goal against Shillong Lajong which DSK went on to win in stoppage time 3-2. 

The versatile and extremely talented winger signed for Mumbai City FC as a developmental player in 2017 and went on to commit his future at the club till 2024. 

When asked about Pranjal’s arrival, Sergio said: “I know him very well from my period at Mumbai City FC and I am sure that he has a profile that adapts very well to our idea of the game. I am sure that he will help us achieve our goals.” 

Pranjal shares a special relationship with Assistant Coach Floyd Pinto. Floyd gave Pranjal his first national team call-up in 2017 for the SAFF U-19 Championship. 

The Assamese winger debuted for the Blue Tigers against Nepal in Bhutan.

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