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NorthEast United FC sign Manipur's Salam Ranjan for ISL 3

Updated: Sep 07, 2016 14:27 IST

New Delhi [India], Sept.7 (ANI):NorthEast United FC on Wednesday announced the appointment of center back, Salam Ranjan Singh, for the upcoming third edition of the Indian Super League ( ISL).

The professional footballer has previously played as a central defender with leading teams in the I-League. Furthermore, Salam has also represented India in the U-23 age group.

Speaking on his appointment, Ranjan Singh said, "I am glad to be signed by NEUFC and feel that it is the right place for me. Everyone at the club is immensely passionate about football and I look forward to training with the team and performing my best at the championship."

John Abraham, owner of NEUFC said, "I have personally enjoyed Ranjan's game in the I-league matches and with his dedication and sincerity for football, find him to be the perfect fit in our club. I extend a warm welcome to him."

Further adding to the line of thought, Ardeshir Jeejeebhoy, Director of Football for NEUFC said, "Salam has previously proved himself as a reliable center back. I am hoping with the right training, he would emerge as a valuable addition in the club."(ANI)