Atlético de Kolkata retains Debjit Majumder and Prabir Das for 2017

The 2016 ISL Champion Atlético de Kolkata announced today that it has retained the services of both star goalkeeper Debjit Majumder and right-back Prabir Das for a period of three years.

Atletico de Kolkata goalkeeper Debjit Majumder will resume duties between the sticks for the ISL champion for the next three seasons.   -  PTI

The 2016 ISL Champion Atlético de Kolkata announced today that it has retained the services of star goalkeeper Debjit Majumder by signing him for a period of three years. Prabir Das, was also signed for a period of three years after a string of impressive performances in the right back position.

Announcing this first step towards building a new team with mission to retain the coveted ISL trophy for the record third time,Mr. Raghu Iyer, CEO, Atlético de Kolkata, said, “Debjit has been a revelation for ATK as the team’s first choice goalkeeper last season. The performance and hard work he had put in proved to be a vital mechanism in our road to success. We are also elated to retain Prabir Das for the forthcoming season. Their performances last year had been game changers for us on numerous occasions. We will look forward to vital contributions from them on the field this season as well.”

While Debjit had a memorable season as Atlético de Kolkata goalkeeper playing as the first choice goalkeeper for the red and white brigade, Prabir stole the show on occasions when the coach trusted him to do the duties. It is but a natural process that they have been retained as their consistency along with experience will be the most important factors on the field.

Having won the title in the first season in 2014, followed by being the semifinalists in the second edition and a resounding winner in the third installment, Atlético de Kolkata will set upon its journey for the quest to win the title for the third time out of four editions of the league.