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Exclusive: Ananta Tamang joins SC East Bengal as their Asian Quota signing

Ananta Tamang
Image Credits: ANFA

Nepalese international Ananta Tamang joins East Bengal as the replacement of Tomislav Marcela. The 24-year defender will don the Red and Gold jersey for the remaining 3 matches. He will be available for selection from the next match.

About the player

Ananta was a regular member of the Nepalese U-19 team that won the U-19 SAFF Championship in 2015. He also has the experience of playing 43 matches for the senior team.

Ananta has experience of playing in Europe having spent the 17-18 season in Marbella FC academy in Spain. He also has plied his trade-in Nepalese top division site Three-star FC from 2018. He also played for Far Western FC.

Ananta was an important part of the Nepal National team in the 2016 Bangabandhu Gold Cup. He had a great performance in winning the gold at the 13th South Asian Games in 2019. He also played an important part in helping the Nepalese side to reach the final of the SAFF Cup 2021.

Injury Stats

He picked up a serious injury while playing for Three Star FC last month. He was released by the Club after East Bengal approached to sign him.

Image Credits: ISL Media

SC East Bengal Lost again!

SC East Bengal again lost the match against Kerala Blasters by 1-0. Enes Sipovic is the goal scorer for Kerala Blasters. Mario gave a surprise move by fielding Rahul Paswan in the striking lineup. But the young striker failed to impress in the match. He missed two easy chances to score from a very close position. Also towards the end of the match, Fran Sota missed an easy sitter. The SCEB defense had a very tough time keeping Diaz in check.

With this win, KBFC moved to the 3rd position while SCEB remains at the 10th position just above NEUFC. East Bengal will face Mumbai City FC in their next match on 22nd February.

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