Bengaluru FC have signed goalkeeper Prabhsukhan Singh Gill and the midfielder Suresh Singh Wangjam from the AIFF developmental side, the Indian Arrows. The Arrows compete in the I-League under the tutelage of Floyd Pinto. They finished an impressive eighth in the I-League this season.
Prabhsukhan Singh Gill
A product of the Chandigarh Football Academy, Prabhsukhan Gill was part of the Indian national U-17 team which took part in the FIFA U-17 World Cup held in India. He served as deputy to the Kerala Blasters custodian Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem in the tournament.
After a brief stint at the AIFF Elite Academy, he joined Indian Arrows in November, 2017 where he was again backup for Dheeraj Singh and made his debut in January 2018 after Dheeraj joined the Blasters.
ISL champions BFC’s signing of the 18-year-old Prabhsukhan is a testament to how far the teenager has come in his fledgling career. And it doesn’t look like it will take him too long to adjust – his older brother Gursimrat Singh Gill plays as a defender at Bengaluru FC.
I’ve only heard good things about Bengaluru FC and I can’t wait to begin pre-season with this team.
To be in the company and share the pitch with players like Sunil Chhetri and Gurpreet Singh Sandhu is something I am looking forward to because I stand to learn a lot and improve myselfPrabhsukhan Singh
Suresh Singh Wangjam
Another graduate of the AIFF Elite Academy, Suresh Singh represented Indian in the U-17 World Cup held in India in 2017. The 18-year-old midfielder joined the Indian Arrows project the season before last and has chalked in a number of appearances.
Wangjam spent his formative years at the Bir Chandra Memorial Sports Club in Manipur and was noticeably elated to sign a two-year deal with the Blues.
Everyone knows that Bengaluru FC has been a successful team for a number of years and for me to have the opportunity to be a part of that journey makes me very happy.
Almost every player I have come across has expressed their desire to join this club and I am really excited to get this chance, and I look forward to making the most of it.Suresh Singh
The Bengaluru FC coach Carles Cuadrat who recently signed an extension with the club felt the club has the room and opportunity to help the youth signings grow.
We are happy to add two young talented players to the squad. Last season we showed that at Bengaluru FC, we have room for youngsters and we are willing to give them the experience of playing with the first team.
I am sure that these two boys stand to improve a lot and will become an important part of our club as we look to defend the titleCarles Cuadrat