New Delhi: Delhi Dynamos FC have retained their star defender Anas Edathodika and dynamic goalkeeper Sanjiban Ghosh for the third edition of the ISL.
Anas was dubbed as the ‘Great Wall of Delhi’ during season 2015 of the ISL for his heroic attempts of keeping the Dynamos defence steady and was also chosen for the Indian Senior Team probable for the SAFF Cup 2015. He evolved as a defender playing alongside legends like John Arne Riise in the last season, and received constant guidance by team mate Florent Malouda. In his 14 appearances for the Dynamos in season 2015 of the ISL, Anas made 46 tackles, 24 interceptions and 164 clearances. His passing accuracy was recorded at 88.44% and he scored one goal in the season against Pune City FC at home.
Anas Edathodika expressed his gratitude by stating, “I am glad to be back in Delhi and like to thank the club for giving me the opportunity to showcase my skills again this season in front of our wonderful fans. I am hoping this season we will be able to thank the fans for their support by lifting the ISL Season 3 Trophy.”
Injuries to goalkeepers in the Dynamos squad meant Sanjiban Ghosh was signed by Delhi Dynamos F.C. team of 2015 and he immediately managed to impress the technical staff and management with his performances on field and at training. He made 3 appearances for the Dynamos in season 2015 of the ISL, held one clean sheet and made 14 saves. “I am happy to be back with Delhi Dynamos F.C. I hope to play a lot more games this season and keep as many clean sheets as possible. I am fit and ready for season 3 of the Indian Super League,” Sanjiban Ghosh was quoted on the development.