ISL: Nishu Kumar signs four-year deal with Kerala Blasters

Kerala Blasters FC has signed Indian full-back Nishu Kumar on a four-year contract, for the seventh edition of the India Super League (ISL).

Nishu Kumar during the national team training camp in New Delhi.   -  AIFF MEDIA

Kerala Blasters FC (KBFC) has signed India defender Nishu Kumar on a four-year contract for the Indian Super League (ISL).

The 22-year-old from Uttar Pradesh, who has played for the country in the senior under-23 and u-19 categories, was with Bengaluru FC (BFC) when it won its maiden ISL title in March 2019.

After signing for BFC in 2015, the fullback had made over 70 appearances for the club. “In this footballing journey, I am all set to embrace a new challenge being a part of Kerala Blasters,” said Nishu.

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“Nishu is an ambitious youngster looking to achieve greater heights for himself and the club. I am looking forward to guiding him in realising his ambition and in his position, become a preferred choice in the National team. I’m proud and very happy to have him in our team,” said Karolis Skinkys, KBFC’s sporting director.