Indian Super League: Keenan Almeida signs with FC Pune City

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Indian Super League side FC Pune City have signed Keena Almeida for the 2018 season.

The Rajesh Wadhawan Group and Bollywood star Arjun Kapoor co-owned Indian Super League club FC Pune City have today (Monday) announced the signing of Keenan Almeida to strengthen their squad’s defensive line-up for the 2018-19 season.

Speaking on signing Almeida, FC Pune City CEO Gaurav Modwel said, “Keenan is a very good player and will bring much-needed versatility to our back line. He has a title-winning run under his belt with his previous club, which means he comes with the right mentality which matters a lot too.”

Almeida began his professional career in Goa playing for Salgaocar, Sporting Clube De Goa playing before joining FC Goa in 2015 for Indian Super League. After spending two seasons with the Gaurs, Almeida was picked by Chennaiyin FC in the 2017-18 ISL draft.

Excited to join FC Pune City, Almeida said, “The club approached with a definite plan for me, something that I could immediately connect with. Getting good playing time is crucial for any player and that’s what I will be looking forward to with FC Pune City.”

On a spree to strengthen their squad, the Indian Super League club FC Pune City have announced signings of Alwyn George, Nikhil Poojari, Gabriel Fernandes and Shankar Sampingiraj. The club has also retained Marko Stankovic, Diego Carlos and Adil Khan.