ISL 2021-22: Thapa named new Chennaiyin FC captain

ISL 2021: Anirudh Thapa takes over the armband duties from Brazilian playmaker Rafael Crivellaro.

Anirudh Thapa

Anirudh Thapa celebrates scoring for Chennaiyin FC last season.   -  Sportzpics/ISL

Chennaiyin FC has named India international Anirudh Thapa as its new captain for the latest edition of the Indian Super League (ISL).

Thapa takes over the armband duties from Brazilian playmaker Rafael Crivellaro.

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The 23-year-old, who signed for Chennaiyin in 2016, has become a vital player to the club over the years and was named deputy to Crivellaro last year.

Chennaiyin takes on Hyderabad FC in its opening game of the season on November 23 at GMC Athletic Stadium.

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