Panji, Jun 1 : Meghalaya's Redeem Tlang on Monday became FC Goa’s first signing of the season and will represent the club in the upcoming seasons of the Indian Super League (ISL). Hailing from Shillong, the 25-year-old winger came through the ranks at Shillong Lajong and made his I-League debut in 2013.
After a number of successful seasons in the red of Lajong, he made a permanent move to the Highlanders in 2018 - making an immediate impact. With him controlling the right wing, NorthEast United made it to the playoffs for the very first time in the 2018/19 season. Last season also saw the winger improve on a personal front - scoring 3 goals. "Redeem is a player we have admired for some time now. He has impressed everyone over the last two seasons in the Indian Super League with NorthEast United," said FC Goa President Akshay Tandon. "I am sure his pace and ability will make a significant contribution to the team,' he added. "I am overjoyed.
I have always been an admirer of FC Goa and now to call myself a Gaur, it is one of the best moments of my life. I have enjoyed my time at NorthEast but I am thrilled to have the chance to challenge for the biggest honours in Indian football here, ' stated Redeem Tlang after completing his move. 'Playing in front of the passionate football fans in Goa and alongside some of the best players in the country will be an amazing experience. I can't wait to get started, ' he added. Redeem’s signing comes on the back of the Gaurs appointing Spaniard Juan Ferrando as their head coach last month. The diminutive winger will be key to the coach’s plans as FC Goa gears up to represent India in AFC Champions League group stages for the first time. (UNI)