Albeit a little late, HAL finally started signing players for the current season. Today, as many as 8 new players got enrolled in the HAL class of 2011-12.
After a last minute ditch in the previous season, custodian Amar Deb makes a strong comeback.
Homecoming of sorts for Murphy Town boy, talented, Deepak Prakash, who turned-out for Mumbai FC last season.
Local lad and another youngster, striker Vinoth Kumar V, get a chance to show his prowess for aircraftmen. Vinoth played for Railway Wheel Factory (RWF). Both Vinoth and Deepak Prakash were a part of 2009-10 U-19 Dr. B.C. Roy Trophy winning team.
Also, makes to the team are two defenders from JCT, Bijoy Das, Kaushik Bose, and Sudheesh Muttath.
Players signed on Monday, August 22, 2011:
- Deepak Prakash (Mumbai FC)
- Vinoth Kumar V (RWF)
- Amar Deb (Mohun Bagan)
- Bijoy Das (United Sikkim Football Club)
- Kaushik Bose (ONGC)
- Sarbjeet Singh (JCT)
- Sudheesh Muttath (Vasco)