Promising forward Bawlte Rohmingthanga joins Rajasthan United FC
(Courtesy : I-League Media)
The 23-year-old played for Real Kashmir FC in the I-League last season.
Rajasthan United have roped in young forward Bawlte Rohmingthanga, Khel Now can confirm. The 23-year-old was a player of Real Kashmir FC prior to joining the Jaipur-based outfit.
“Bawlte Rohmingthanga has penned a contract for Rajasthan United FC,” a source close to the developments informed Khel Now. “His ability to operate in different positions had made a good impression. He's considered an exciting prospect for the future. He has signed a three-year deal with Rajasthan United FC.”
About the Player
Hailing from Lunglei in Mizoram, Bawlte Rohmingthanga started his career with the All India Football Federation (AIFF) U-18 team. While playing for the AIFF Elite Academy, the player developed his versatility operating in different positions like Centre Forward, Left Winger, and Left Midfielder at a young age.
After graduating from the AIFF Elite Academy, the young forward signed for the U-18 team of Chennaiyin FC in July 2017. In the same year, he got promoted to their reserve side with his brilliant outing.
In the I-League second division for Chennaiyin FC (B) Rohmingthanga scored 4 goals in a total of 18 matches he played. Later he signed for the Indian Arrows in September 2019, where he managed to feature in one game during his overall stint there.
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In December 2020, Bawlte Rohmingthanga signed up for his home side team Aizawal FC. He managed to get a decent game time there scoring and assisting one goal in the nine matches he played.
In the previous edition of the I-League, the young forward changed his base to Real Kashmir FC. He proved his worth by helping the snow leopards from relegation by assisting two important goals in the I-League relegation stage.
Rajasthan United’s preparations for I-League 2022-23
The club from Rajasthan has left everyone in splits with their performances in the ongoing Durand Cup 2022. After an excellent debut I-League season, Rajasthan United kicked off their Durand Cup campaign with a 3-2 win over ATK Mohun Bagan. They followed it with a goalless draw against East Bengal.
They lost their previous clash against Mumbai City. But sit second in their group and remain in contention for the knockout stage. Rajasthan United will play their final group stage match against the Indian Navy on September 5.
In the transfer market, Rajasthan United has made some smart acquisitions with the signings of Novin Gurung, Pintu Mahata, Surchandra Singh, and Britto PM. They have also signed former Bashundhara Kings forward Nuha Marong, Kyrgyz midfielder Bektur Amangeldiev, and Aidar M as their foreigners so far.
The club had previously signed Niraj Kumar, but sold him to Odisha FC for an undisclosed transfer fee. Another exciting coming from the Rajasthan base is the addition of goalkeeper Subhajit Bhasu from the Indian Airforce. The custodian will guard the post for Rajasthan United FC this season.
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