ISL 2020: Shillong Lajong FC Academy graduate Phurba Lachenpa joins Mumbai City FC

Wednesday, 18 Nov, 1.07 pm

Indian Super League of ISL franchise Mumbai City FC recently announced the signing of goalkeeper Phurba Lachenpa.

The 22-year-old goalkeeper will be with the Islanders until 2024.

Phurba Lachenpa is a graduate of the Shillong Lajong FC Academy and he signed a professional contract with the Meghalaya-based club in 2015.

The Sikkimese shot-stopper made 24 appearances during his four seasons there, before signing for fellow I-League club Real Kashmir in 2019.

A regular starter in Real Kashmir's fourth-place finish last season in the I-League, Lachenpa impressed as he kept 8 clean sheets in 19 appearances across all competitions, conceding only 17 goals in the process.