Indian Super League

ISL: Delhi Dynamos sign midfielder Bikramjit Singh and defender Rana Gharami

Bikramjit will leave champions Chennaiyin FC, while Rana will part ways with Mohun Bagan.

Delhi Dynamos completed the signing of midfielder Bikramjit Singh and defender Rana Gharami on long-term deals on Tuesday. Bikramjit will leave champions Chennaiyin FC, while Rana will part ways with Mohun Bagan who finished third in the I-League.

Bikramjit started his career with the Pailan Arrows in 2010 before moving to Churchill Brothers, where he guided the Goan club to an I-League title in 2012 and then a Federation Cup in 2013-14 season.

The midfielder then moved to Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan where he continued his successful career as he bagged both the I-League and the Federation Cup in successive seasons during his 3-year stint with the club. Prior to Chennaiyin FC, Bikramjit starred for FC Goa in the first two editions of the tournament, before being roped in by ATK where he was part of the title winning squad.

“This is a club which is very close to my heart as I feel at home here. Dynamos have a strong group of players in the squad and I am really excited and looking forward to contributing as much as I can. I’ve had two really successful ISL seasons and I want to make it three in a row by helping Delhi win their first title,” said Bikramjit.

Gharami starred in West Bengal’s Santosh Trophy triumph in 2016-17 and also won the Sikkim Gold Cup last year with Mohun Bagan. Rana’s addition will provide a major boost in the backline of the squad.

“I am looking forward to my first ISL season. I’ve had a strong season with Mohun Bagan in the I-League as well as the Super Cup last season, but I want to go one better and win the titles this time around,” said Rana.

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