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East Bengal FC Transfer Updates: 15th June 2019

East Bengal FC Transfers

East Bengal FC have been on overdrive in the transfer market and have made a flurry of signings over the last month and a half.

Here’s a brief look at each of the newcomers ahead of the upcoming I-League season.

Lalthuammawia Ralte (Goalkeeper, 26)

Lalthuammawia Ralte signs for East Bengal FC
  • FC Goa goalkeeper signs a one year loan deal with the Red & Gold Brigade.
  • Won the I-League and played in the AFC Champions League, AFC Cup with Bengaluru FC.
  • Has tons of experience in the I-League – with Shillong Lajong and Bengaluru FC.
  • From Champhai, Mizoram


Naorem Mahesh Singh (Forward, 20)

Naorem Mahesh Singh signs for East Bengal FC
  • Born in Manipur, Mahesh Singh’s formative years were spent at the Birchandra Memorial Sporting Club.
  • Represented Shillong Lajong’s youth team in the Shillong Premier League.
  • Four goals from 20 appearances in the 2018-19 I-League season for Shillong Lajong.


Boithang Haokip (Winger, 28)

Boithang Haokip signs for East Bengal FC
  • From Kangpokpi, Manipur, Haokip joins East Bengal FC on a three-year deal from Bengaluru FC.
  • A Shillong Lajong youth product, Haokip played for the senior team at Shillong for a number of years.
  • The versatile midfielder can also play as central midfielder or as a fullback.


Naorem Tondonba Singh (Midfielder, 20)

Naorem Tondonba Singh signs for East Bengal FC
  • Defensive midfielder from Tentha, Manipur, signed a four year deal with East Bengal FC.
  • Played for Shillong Lajong, NEROCA FC and Klasa FC youth teams.
  • 13 appearances in the recently concluded I-League 2018-19 season with NEROCA FC.


Pintu Mahata (Winger, 22)

Pintu Mahata signs for East Bengal FC
  • The left winger has signed a three year deal with East Bengal FC.
  • A product of the Mohun Bagan youth academy, Pintu has trained under former Indian international Jo Paul Ancheri.
  • Helped Mohun Bagan win the Calcutta Football League last season and also played in the 2018-19 I-League.


Abhishek Ambekar (Fullback, 27)

Abhishek Ambekar signs for East Bengal FC
  • The Mohun Bagan left back has signed a two year deal with the Red & Gold Brigade.
  • From Santacruz, Mumbai, the defender has also turned up for Mumbai FC and Minerva Punjab.
  • Won I-League 2017-18 with Minerva Punjab and the Calcutta Football League with Mohun Bagan.


Josep Maria Ferre Ybarz

Josep Maria Ferre Ybarz signs for East Bengal FC
  • “Coco” joins as assistant to Head Coach Alejandro Menéndez.
  • UEFA ‘A’ license holder, degree in sports science.
  • Was managing Bayamón FC in Puerto Rico before making the move to East Bengal FC.
  • Formerly assistant manager at Thai clubs Buriram United and Bangkok Glass.

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