Jamshedpur FC announced the signing of Farukh Choudhary from Mumbai City FC in the ongoing season of Indian Super League (ISL 2020-21). In October 2020, Mumbai City FC have signed Farukh Choudhary. The right-winger who played for three years at Jamshedpur makes a return to the club and has signed for two-and-a-half years until the summer of 2023.
The 24-year-old forward comes at the back of a successful season having won the Player of the Match award four times with a goal and four assists to his name and has been a regular feature in the Indian National Team recently.
Jamshedpur FC Head Coach Owen Coyle was glad to have Farukh on board. He said, “Farukh is a fantastic player with scope to develop even further. He is already an Indian National team player and has pace and ability to both create and score goals and is an outstanding addition to our squad, he will help us immediately to challenge for the coveted playoff positions and long term to build a team that will be challenging for honours on a yearly basis.”
Farukh, who made 47 club appearances for Jamshedpur in his three-year stint, was ecstatic on his return. The winger said, “Jamshedpur is like home to me and I am happy to be back here. I spent 3 amazing years with the club. The coach’s trust in me was one of the biggest factors to join back the squad, and I hope to give my best to help the team qualify for the play-offs.”
The signing of Farukh will see Jamshedpur winger Jackichand Singh move the other way to Mumbai City FC. Farukh has joined the Jamshedpur FC bio-bubble and will be wearing jersey no. 77 this season.