I League – Mohammedan Sporting set to sign Jamal Bhuyan and Philip Adjah

Mohammedan Sporting Club

Striker Philip Adjah and the Bangladesh national football team captain Jamal Bhuyan are set to sign for Mohammedan SC, IFTWC can confirm.

After clinching the promotion to I-League after 7 years, Mohammedan Sporting Club has signed some domestic as well as foreign players to strengthen the team for the upcoming season.

The Ghanaian striker Philip Adjah recently played for Bhawanipore FC in I-League Qualification round. In 4 matches he scored 2 goals.

Philip Adjah

Earlier this year, the 22-year-old scored 9 times in 9 games for NEROCA before the I-League was cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic. His ability to create chances and quickness on the field to outrun the opponent’s defenders was astonishing. He burst onto limelight in 2018-19 season when he scored 31 goals in 30 matches for Mohammedan SC in all competitions.

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The Black Panthers have also roped in defensive-midfielder Jamal Bhuyan. Internationally, he made 44 appearances for his nation in various competitions. Bhuyan had caught eyes of Indian clubs after a match against India in FIFA and AFC joint qualifying round last year.

Jamal Bhuiyan

He has played for Saif Sporting Club of Bangladesh Premier League for the last three seasons where he has also scored 3 goals and 4 assists. He has also represented his nation in the Under-23 team for 12 times.

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