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SC East Bengal sign former Birmingham City FC midfielder Jacques Maghoma and Indian international Narayan Das

SC East Bengal sign former Birmingham City FC midfielder Jacques Maghoma and Indian international Narayan Das
Jacques Maghoma & Narayan Das

SC East Bengal have signed former Birmingham City FC midfielder Jacques Maghoma and Indian international Narayan Das ahead of the 2020-21 ISL season.

Jacques Maghoma

  • 32-year-old right-footed left midfielder was released after five years by EFL Championship club Birmingham City FC after his contract expired at the end of the 2019-20 season.
  • Spent his formative years at the Tottenham Hotspur FC academy following which he signed a pro contract with the club, but did not feature for the senior team.
  • Also turned up for Burton Albion FC in the fourth tier League Two and played with Sheffield Wednesday in the second tier EFL Championship.
  • Made over 400 appearances in English football scoring 57 goals and assisting 55.
  • Made his debut for the DR Congo national team in 2010 and has been capped 30 times since.

Narayan Das

  • 27-year-old left back was playing with Odisha FC in the ISL last season.
  • Das is a product of the Tata Football Academy.
  • Has turned up for Indian Arrows, Dempo SC in the I-League; FC Pune City, FC Goa, Delhi Dynamos, Odisha FC in the ISL.
  • Second stint with East Bengal having previously signed with them in 2016 while they were in the I-League.
  • 90 appearances in the ISL and has played over 50 matches in the I-League.
  • Has been capped on 29 occasions for the Indian national football team.

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