Chennaiyin FC have wrapped up the signing of 20-year-old attacking midfielder Ninthoi Meetei on a three-year deal from Northeast United FC.
A product of the AIFF Elite Academy, Meetei represented Indian in the FIFA U-17 World Cup held in India in 2017. Following his stint with the Elite Academy, the Imphal-based player joined Indian Arrows and made 25 appearances (2 goals) in two seasons in the I-League.
In July of 2019, Meetei signed with ISL side Northeast United FC on a three-year contract. He has featured in 24 matches in two seasons in the ISL with 13 of those appearances coming last season.
The 5’4″ winger/attacking midfielder has represented India at various youth levels and was most recently part of the U-20 squad.
Ninthoi Meetei, Stats, ISL 2020-21
|Total||Position||Minutes played||Goals||Assists||Shots / on target||xG||Passes / accurate||Long passes / accurate||Crosses / accurate||Dribbles / successful||Duels / won||Aerial duels / won||Interceptions||Losses / own half||Recoveries / opp. half||Yellow card||Red card|
|Ninthoi Meetei||RW, RAMF||768||0||0||2/50%||0.03||159/66.7%||19/57.9%||28/21.4%||62/41.9%||186/41.4%||14/28.6%||32||87/44.8%||31/29%||2||0|