Top 5 new foreign defenders in ISL 2020-21


The ISL season 7 is around the corner and the heat is building up day by day. Fans can’t wait for the season to kick-start and without a doubt the teams and their respective managements have took the fans by surprise with their signings for the upcoming season of ISL.

Let’s have a look at the Top 5 New Foreign Defenders who have put the pen to the paper for the upcoming season of ISL.

1) Steven Taylor (Odisha FC)

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Steven Taylor

Steven Vincent Taylor is a 34-year-old English defender who is a Newcastle United product. Having represented for clubs like Newcastle United FC, Ipswich Town FC, Peterborough United FC, Wellington Phoenix FC, Steven Taylor signed for Odisha FC for the 2020-21 stint of the ISL on the 16th of September on a one-year deal with a club option for a second. He has also represented England in U16, U17, U20, U21 divisions and was also a part of England B team. He has also played in the UEFA Cup competitions and the vast experience of the player will be of great favour for Odisha FC in the upcoming stint.

2) Costa Nhamoinesu (Kerala Blasters FC)

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Costa Nhamoinesu

Costa Nhamoinesu signed for Kerala Blasters FC on the 10th of October after a long spell of 7 years at AC Sparta Prague. Costa Nhamoinesu is a 34-year-old Zimbabwean defender. He can play both as a  centre-back and a left-back. He has played competitive soccer in Europe consistently in the Czech Republic. While at Zagłębie Lubin, he became one of the most highly rated left-backs in the Polish league. He has played the UEFA Europa League, UEFA Champions League qualifying round, Ekstraklasa, 1 Liga. Costa Nhamoinesu has also played for the Zimbabwe national team. His addition to the Kerala Blasters FC will be exhilarating as the player would look to create a legacy in the club.


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