I-League: Chennai City FC signs Dhanpal Ganesh

Chennai City FC announced the signing of India international Dhanpal Ganesh on Friday.

Dhanpal Ganesh

Dhanpal Ganesh has played for Pune FC and now dissolved Pailan Arrows in the I-League before.   -  V. Ganesan

Chennai City FC announced the signing of India international Dhanpal Ganesh on Friday. Dhanpal has played for Pune FC and now dissolved Pailan Arrows in the I-League before. The defensive midfielder was drafted in Chennaiyin FC's side in 2015. The 22-year old Ganesh has five appearances for the national side.

Earlier this month, Chennai City FC was awarded the right to field its team in the upcoming I-League season which starts in January, 2017. Speaking to Sportstar, the owner of Chennai City FC said that his team will be looking to open up opportunities to budding footballers in the state. "If you look at players such as Dhanpal Ganesh or Dharmaraj Raavanan, they had to move out of the state to get opportunities to play in top-tier football. We hope to change that pattern and offer budding footballers a chance to grow-up within the state," said Rohit Ramesh.

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