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Defenders Raju Gaikwad and Ankit Mukherjee sign with SC East Bengal

Defenders Raju Gaikwad and Ankit Mukherjee sign with SC East Bengal
Raju Gaikwad and Ankit Mukherjee | Source: SC East Bengal

SC East Bengal have signed defenders Raju Gaikwad and Ankit Mukherjee for the remainder of the 2020-21 ISL season.


Raju Gaikwad

  • 30-year-old centre-back from Mumbai was with Kerala Blasters last season.
  • Second stint with East Bengal having previously played for the club between the years 2011 and 2015.
  • A Tata Football Academy graduate, Gaikwad has represented Pailan Arrows, Mumbai City FC, FC Goa, Jamshedpur FC and Mohun Bagan over the years.
  • Made his debut for the Indian National Team in 2011 and has been capped 24 times.
  • Can also slot in as a left back and occasionally as a defensive midfielder.
  • Has played in over a 100 matches combined in the I-League and ISL.
  • During his previous stint with the Red & Gold Brigade, he was part of the team which played in the AFC Cup competition.

Ankit Mukherjee

  • 24-year-old right back from West Bengal was with ATK last season.
  • Made a total of 10 appearances over the last two seasons in the ISL with ATK.
  • Was part of East Bengal’s youth squad in 2014-15 before making the switch to CFL side Techno Aryan FC.
  • Has turned up for Mohammedan SC in the Calcutta Football League and 2nd Division League.
  • Ankit has also represented West Bengal in the Santosh Trophy.


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