The 26-year-old shot-stopper has joined the club on a two-year deal.

Odisha FC have announced the signing of goalkeeper Ravi Kumar ahead of the seventh season of the Indian Super League (ISL). The Uttar Pradesh-born custodian has signed a two-year deal with the Bhubaneswar-based club on Monday.

After playing for Indian Arrows and Sporting Clube de Goa, Ravi Kumar was selected for Delhi Dynamos in the second season of the Hero ISL. He has played in the league for NorthEast United and Mumbai City FC in 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons respectively. The 26-year-old goalie had also represented I-League side Minerva Punjab FC earlier in his career.

Welcoming the goalkeeper, Club President Mr. Rohan Sharma said, “I am happy to have Ravi join our squad. He is a goalkeeper with a lot of experience and can give good competition to Arsh and Kamaljit.”

A delighted Ravi Kumar expressed, “I am excited to be joining Odisha FC and I hope I can help the club compete for titles & trophies and hopefully play in AFC very soon. Looking forward to joining Ama Team.”

The Indian Super League club have been on a buying spree after signing players like Samuel Lalmuanpuia, George D’Souza, Hendry Antonay, Saurabh Meher, Kamaljit Singh, Baoringdao Bodo, Premjit Singh, Kamalpreet Singh, Thoiba Singh Moirangthem, Isak Vanlalruatfela and Paul Ramfangauva.

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