Indian Super League: Lalchhuanmawia Fanai and Reagan Singh joined Chennaiyin FC as free transfers.
- Last Updated: September 13, 2020, 3:12 PM IST
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Chennaiyin FC confirmed the signing of left-back Lalchhuanmawia Fanai and right-back Reagan Singh for the 2020-21 season.
31-year-old Fanai who hails from Mizoram and was higher referred to as ‘Chhuantea’ together with 29-year-old Reagan from Manipur, be a part of the two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions on free transfers.
“Chhuantea (Fanai) and Reagan (Singh) are important additions to our squad in the key full-back positions. They bring valuable experience of playing in the ISL and will have a vital role to play in our efforts to push for success in the upcoming season. I welcome both of them to the Chennaiyin family and look forward to working with them,” stated CFC head coach Csaba Laszlo on the duo’s arrival.
“I am delighted to join CFC and am really excited about working with the new coach Csaba Laszlo and achieving his vision for the club. This will be a unique ISL season and I can’t wait to meet the boys in Goa and get the ball rolling,” stated Chhuantea on changing into part of the CFC household.
“I am very happy to join one of the most successful clubs in the ISL. CFC is a unique team with a great fanbase and I promise to contribute to the best of my ability in our efforts to bring a third ISL title to Chennai,” stated Reagan after signing for Chennaiyin.
Towering left-back Chhuantea made his skilled debut for Punjab aspect JCT within the I-League earlier than taking part in for Shillong Lajong. He then signed for Bengaluru FC with whom he gained the 2014-15 Federation Cup and 2015-16 I-League.
Chhuantea then performed for Mumbai City FC and FC Pune City within the ISL as each outfits reached the play-offs throughout the 2016 and 2017-18 campaigns, respectively.
He turned out for Odisha FC throughout the 2019-20 season. Chhuantea can be a former India worldwide and 2015 South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship winner.
Reagan started his skilled profession at Royal Wahingdoh within the I-League in 2012. After spending three years on the Shillong-based membership, Reagan signed for North-East United FC (NEUFC) within the ISL the place he made 69 appearances over the past 5 seasons.
He performed in 18 of NEUFC’s 21 video games of the 2018-19 season as they made it to the semi-final stage. Reagan has additionally had spells at Salgaocar S.C. and Mumbai FC within the I-League.