Jamshedpur FC signs Senegalese striker Talla N’diaye

The 31-year-old, has been playing his trait with various French clubs such as Fontenay-Foot-Vendee, Aurillac FC Auv, FC Challans among others.

Jamshedpur FC has made its seventh foreign recruit ahead of the 2017-18 Indian Super League season. (representative image)   -  Emmanual Yogini

Jamshedpur FC today announced the signing of Senegalese striker Talla N’diaye for the 2017-18 Indian Super League season (ISL).

Talla becomes the seventh foreign signing for Jamshedpur FC, a franchise owned by Tata Steel, after Moura, Tiri, Doutie, Belfort ,Bikey and Trindade.

The 31-year-old, has been playing his trait with various French clubs such as Fontenay-Foot-Vendee, Aurillac FC Auv, FC Challans among others.

He has also had an experience in playing the Lebanese Premier League with Safa Beirut SC and has netted 5 goals in 20 appearances.

“I can’t express my feeling in joining Jamshedpur FC. I wanted to play in India since a long time and finally the opportunity presented itself and I couldn’t say no to it,” said Talla.

“I am happy to know that our gaffer Steve Coppell rates me high and wants me to make a difference to the team. I am looking forward to joining my teammates during the pre-season and work hard to achieve our ultimate goal. i.e. the championship.”

Steve Coppell, Head Coach, Jamshedpur FC was elated at the announcement.

“I am really pleased that Talla has agreed to sign for Jamshedpur FC and I am sure that he will do well for us. Talla is experienced and will provide the right balance to the team combination. This is an important signing for us as we continue the preparations to be ready for the new season.”

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