Top 5 teams with the most number of local players


It would always be a pleasure for any player to represent their home and play for their home club. And the love and admiration the local talents receive from their respective fans are just immense.

With just less than 5 days for the season to kick start, let’s have a look at the top 5 teams with the most number of local talents in their respective clubs.

5) Mumbai City FC – 6 players

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At the 5th position, we have Mumbai City FC with 6 local Indian players who hail from Maharashtra. They are:

• Nishit Shetty,
• Vikram Lakhbir Singh,
• Asif Khan,
• Farukh Choudhury,
• Amey Ranawade, and
• Raynier Fernandes

The newly ordained gaffer Sergio Lobera is known for developing budding talents and it is evident from the 3 years of trade he has plied with FC Goa. It will be a delight to watch how Lobera will use these players to take Mumbai City FC to glory.

4) SC East Bengal – 7 players

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At the 4th position, we have SC East Bengal with 7 local Indian players in their team. They are:

• Samad Ali Mallick,
• Debjit Majumder,
• Sankar Roy,
• Md. Rafique,
• Rafique Ali Sardar,
• Rana Gharami, and
• Narayan Das

The new entrants of the ISL 2020-21, the club with a great history in Indian Football, will be led by the Liverpool FC legend, Robbie Fowler. The club has 7 players from Bengal in their team. It’s a lot with ample experience of playing in the ISL.

3) ATK Mohun Bagan – 9 players

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At the 3rd position, we have ATK Mohun Bagan with 9 local players hailing from West Bengal. They are:

• Sheikh Sahil,
• Subhashish Bose,
• Md. Fardin Ali Molla,
• Prabir Das,
• Pronay Halder,
• Avilash Paul,
• Pritam Kotal,
• Aniket Mukherjee, and
• Arindam Bhattacharya

The 3 time ISL winners are no less in this aspect with 9 players hailing from West Bengal. The team will be lead by Antonio Habas, one of the most successful coaches in the history of the league. And this lot of local players have plenty of experience playing in ISL before.

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Kaushal Subramaniam M R
An aspiring Singer/Songwriter/Musician/Writer. Doing Journalism and Mass Communication at SRM Chennai. Native place Manjeri, Malappuram, Kerala.


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