ISL: FC Goa sign Nawaz and Lalmuankima

File Photo : Mohammed Nawaz
IANS|09-Jan-2018 19:11

Panji, Jan 9 : FC Goa on Tuesday announced the signings of India U-19 goalkeeper Mohammed Nawaz and winger Lalmuankima.

Nawaz will join FC Goa's development team that competes in the Goa Pro League and Lalmuankima will join the first team set up.

Nawaz is a Manipur-born goalkeeper who was part of the Indian team that took part in the 2016 BRICS U-17 tournament held in Goa and started for the team in their fixtures against eventual winners Brazil, besides China, Russia and South Africa. 

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He was also a part of the Indian U-19 team that took part in the AFC U-19 championship in Saudi Arabia recently.

Lalmuankima, who was a part of the Aizawl FC set up, is a winger who can play as a forward and inside forward as well. 

He made history with Aizawl when the club won the 2016-2017, finishing ahead of a number of Indian heavyweights. 

Additionally, he was awarded the Best Forward of 2017 in the Mizoram Premier League.