Chennaiyin FC has signed the left-back Narayan Das on a permanent deal. Narayan signed a two-year contract with the club. He played a long season with SC East Bengal. The 27-year-old defender is the second-highest capped player with 107 appearances. He also has 7 assists under his name.
“I am really happy to join a champion team like Chennaiyin FC. My family and friends are also overjoyed. It is every player’s dream to help his team win, and I am no different. I aspire to prove my worth, play every single game, and help the club in fulfilling the quest for a third ISL title. Even as the opponent I have always enjoyed the atmosphere at the Marina Arena, and I want to tell our brilliant fans to keep supporting us because it is their backing that gives us the extra motivation,”-Das
The rise of Narayan Das
The defender has a total of 200 senior career appearances for both club and country. He started his career at Dempo SC in I-League. He was then scouted by FC Goa where the club defeated CFC in his debut match. Later he played for FC Pune City and was in a tough spot with his stay at East Bengal. He was also a part of Delhi Dynamos before they shifted to Odisha FC.
He was also part of the senior national team and played his debut match against Nepal. The defender was in the winning squad of the 2015 SAFF and 2018 intercontinental cup.
“We are really happy to welcome Narayan (Das) to the Chennaiyin family. All of us at the club are aware of his consistent performances over the years in Indian football, and we are excited to see him bring those qualities to the fold at CFC. As we strive for success, it will be imperative to bank on our Indian personnel, and Narayan (Das) ticks all the right boxes in that regard. I am certain he will fit in seamlessly into the team, and raise the level of our performances,”- Vita
He is an excellent addition to the squad. His pace and versatile playing nature will be beneficial for the two-time ISL winners.
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