I-League side Gokulam Kerala FC have signed local Kerala player Rishad PP for the upcoming 2020/21 season.
25 year old Rishad, who hails from Malappuram, is a midfielder and has represented various clubs in the Second Division League and Kerala Premier League. He has been part of the Kerala Santosh Trophy team that won the South Zone Qualifiers.
He started his professional career at SAT Tirur Academy and then joined the academy of DSK Shivajians FC. Later he moved to Mumbai FC under-19 team. He has also represented Delhi United FC in the Second Division League.
Gokulam Kerala FC technical director Bino George said, “He is a tough player. He posses good work rate and has a fighting spirit. He can also play as a box-to-box midfielder.”
“I am happy to sign for Gokulam Kerala FC. This year Gokulam Kerala FC have signed a good number of Kerala players. I am glad that I am one of them. I have watched several of Gokulam’s matches at Kozhikode. I feel lucky to represent the club and love to play in front of the crowd,” said Rishad PP.
“We welcome Rishad to our football family and wish him the best at the club. This is the third Kerala player we are signing this season. This shows Kerala has lot of talents and quality players,” said Gokulam Kerala FC Chairman Gokulam Gopalan.