The left-back Akash Mishra signs for the Islanders on a club record transfer after three memorable years at HFC.
Hyderabad FC have completed the transfer of Indian left-back Akash Mishra to Mumbai City FC. It is for an undisclosed fee, the club announced on Monday.
Mishra, who hails from Balrampur in Uttar Pradesh, has also played 16 matches for India. Moreover after making his debut against Oman in an international friendly in March 2021.
Having made his debut in the I-League during the 2018-19 season, Mishra also made 23 appearances for Indian Arrows over two seasons. He was also a member of the 2019 SAFF U-18 Championship-winning team.
The 21-year-old burst into the scene with Hyderabad FC in the 2020-21 campaign. And became a National Team regular in his three seasons at the club.
Mishra made 69 appearances in all competitions in Yellow and Black scoring three goals. And was an important part of the squad that won the Indian Super League title in the 2021-22 season. He went on to cement his spot in the National Team making 16 appearances in the Blue of India winning the recently concluded Hero Intercontinental Cup in Bhubaneswar.
The Club expresses its gratitude for Mishra’s valuable contribution to the success of Hyderabad FC. Moreover wishes him the best for the future.
“I’ve spoken to coach Des (Buckingham) who has shown a lot of faith in me and to be able to play football the way he envisions it, it’s one of the many things that excites me about joining Mumbai City FC,” Mishra was quoted as saying in a statement released by the club.
“Akash possesses a wide range of positive attributes required in the modern game and is an exciting prospect. His signing continues our promise of developing young players and we are pleased he has trusted our club to progress in the next stage of his career,” said MCFC coach Des Buckingham.
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