ISL: Defender Almeida signs with FC Pune City

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Pune, July 30 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Pune City on Monday announced the signing of Keenan Almeida to solidify their squads defensive line-up for the 2018-19 season.

Almeida began his professional career in Goa playing for Salgaocar, Sporting Clube De Goa before joining FC Goa in 2015 for the Indian Super League, according to the statement.

After spending two seasons with the Gaurs, Almeida was picked by Chennaiyin FC in the 2017-18 ISL draft.

Speaking on signing Almeida, FC Pune City CEO Gaurav Modwel said: “Keenan is a very good player and will bring much needed versatility to our back line. He has a title-winning run under his belt with his previous club, which means he comes with the right mentality which matters a lot too.”

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Almeida said: “The club approached with a definite plan for me, something that I could immediately connect with. Getting good playing time is crucial for any player and that’s what I will be looking forward to with FC Pune City.”

–IANS

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