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Sushil Kumar Singh

Sushil Kumar Singh
Personal information
Full name Chongtham Sushil Kumar Singh
Date of birth (1987-01-03) January 3, 1987
Place of birth Manipur, India
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Eagles F.C. (on loan from IMG RELIANCE)
Youth career
2005-2007 Mohun Bagan
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 Mahindra United ?? (??)
2010-2011 East Bengal 5 (1)
2011-2012 United Sikkim 0 (0)
2012-2013 Shillong Lajong 25 (5)
2013- (on loan) Eagles
National team
2007-2012 India U-23 5 (2)
2008-present India 26 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Sushil Kumar Singh (born 1 April 1989 in Manipur) is an Indian football player. He is currently playing for Eagles F.C. on loan from IMG RELIANCE in India as a forward.

Career

Mahindra United

Singh started his footballing career at Mahindra United in the I-League and was one of Mahindra's best players when on the pitch scoring eight goals in eleven games while with Mahindra till Mahindra disbanded.[1]

East Bengal

After Mahindra United disbanded Singh joined another I-League club. This time it was Kingfisher East Bengal F.C.. During his first season with East Bengal in 2010-11 Singh played in five games and scored one goal.

United Sikkim

In July 2011 it was reported that United Sikkim F.C. of the I-League 2nd Division have signed Singh on a one year contract after Singh talked with Baichung Bhutia.

Shillong Lajong

On 25 January 2012 it was announced that Kumar Singh has signed back into the I-League with Shillong Lajong.[2]

International

Sushil has represented the India national football team several times. In 2009, he led the India U-23 team to the SAFF championship where he scored from a free kick against Bangladesh to help India go into the finals and face Maldives.[3] c'è su fifa Sushil scored his third goal for India's seniors against Qatar in India's historic 2-1 victory away from home. He was then selected by India for the 2011 SAFF Championship in which he played in two matches, including the final and scored one goal which came in the final which India won 4-0 over Afghanistan on 11 December 2011.

International goals

Scores and results list India's goal tally first.

References

  1. ^ "Sushil Kumar Singh". Indian Sports News. 
  2. ^ "Shillong Lajong sign India striker Sushil Singh". Shillong Times. 
  3. ^ "Sushil Singh named the skipper nf the India U-23 team". Goal.com. 

External links

  • Sushil Kumar Singh at National-Football-Teams.com
  • Profile at Goal.com
  • Sushil Kumar Singh profile at Soccerway
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