Gokulam Kerala rope in exciting young prospect Faslu Rahman

Neil TalnikarNeil Talnikar

August 2 2020
Faslu Rahman Gokulam Kerala
(Courtesy : GKFC Media)

The 22-year-old was a top scorer in the Tripura League and has also appeared for the Northeastern state in the Santosh Trophy.

Gokulam Kerala FC have signed Faslu Rahman, a promising winger from Malappuram. This is the third player Malabarians have signed for the upcoming season.

The 22-year-old player is from Tanur in Malappuram and has played for SAT Tirur, Ozone FC, and has appeared in Santosh Trophy for Tripura.

He has scored more than nine goals for SAT Tirur in Kerala Premier League while during his career in Ozone FC, the club emerged champions in the Bangalore Super Division league. The player was also top scorer in Tripura League and was selected to their Santosh Trophy.

Gokulam Kerala announced the signing of Faslu Rahman on social media

“It is a pleasure to play for Gokulam Kerala FC. The club has given hope for several players like me. I will give my best and my ambition is to start every game in I League. I know most of the Kerala players in Gokulam and it is like a home for me,” he said.

“Faslu Rahman main strength is his speed. He also dribbles a lot. What makes him different from other wingers is his ability to score goals. He has a knack for it,” said Bino George, the technical director of Gokulam Kerala FC.

“It is our duty as a Kerala club to give chance for players like Faslu. He has been under our radar for quite a while. We are glad that another talented Kerala player is in our squad,” said Gokulam Kerala FC Chairman Gokulam Gopalan.

Earlier, the Malabarians have already made a few signings from teams elsewhere in the I-League. The club has already announced the arrivals of Ngangom Ronald Singh from NEROCA FC and former Manang Marshyangdi defender Muhammed Asif. Meanwhile a formal announcement of TRAU FC goalkeeper Shayan Roy awaits, a news which was first reported by Khel Now.

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