Mumbai FC ropes in Afghanistan striker Sandjar Ahmadi for 2013-14 season

Sandjar joins countryman defender Haroon Amiri in what is an Afghan-first at any club in the country. He also becomes the third Afghan player to ply his trade in the I-League after Amiri and former Churchill Bros striker Belal Arezou being the other.

updated: October 04, 2013 12:09 IST
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New Delhi: International footballer Sandjar Ahmadi has been roped in by Mumbai FC for the new season and he would be available for selection when his team takes on defending champions Churchill Brothers in Goa on Saturday.

Sandjar begun training in earnest with the rest of the squad.

Atul Bagdamia, Vice-President, Mumbai FC, said: "It is a pleasure to have him (Sandjar) for the season. In the company of Amiri, we hope both produce similar efforts respectively as they did for their country in the SAFF Championship and help Mumbai FC's campaign this season. We look forward to him score as many goals and wish him the best."

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