FPAI aka Football Players Association of India has announced their nominees for Best Young Player. Here is everything you need to know about the nominees, who will be present at the prize giving ceremony in Kolkata on 27th September. If you do not know about the FPAI nominees, here you go.
Club: Mohun Bagan
The 22 years old right back is the first nominee of FPAI Best Young Player. Pritam has been playing great for Mohun Bagan as a right back since 2013. He has a huge role behind the success of Mohun Bagan in I-League 2014-15. Not only Mohun bagan, but also, he played a vital role for ISL team, FC Pune City. He was a regular player for FC Pune City in the ISL 2014. Because of having in form, FC Pune City has signed him for ISL 2.
Club: Sporting Club De Goa
Here is another defender, who has been nominated for FPAI Best Young Player. This 22 years old center back is currently playing for Sporting Goa on a loan from ISL team Kerala Blasters. He was awarded Most Emerging player in the first edition of Indian Super League. He is actually a ‘China wall’ of any team.
Club: Mumbai FC
This 22 years old striker is having a great skill. Although, he got chance in Chennaiyin FC but he was not a regular player for that club in the ISL 2014. However, because of having a great skill and playing capability for the I-League club, Mumbai FC, he has been nominated for FPAI Best Young Player.
Club: Pune FC
Here is another 22 years old forward, who is currently playing for another I-League club, Pune FC. However, in ISL 2015, he has got chance at FC Goa. On the other hand, Thongkhosiem Haokip has played for Indian U23 team. But, that was not up to the mark. Anyway, he is the fourth nomination of FPAI Best Young Player.
Kuman Udanta Singh
Club: Bengaluru FC
The second position holder of I-League, Bengaluru FC has successfully produced a player, who has been nominated for FLAI Best Young Player. This 19 years old striker is currently playing for Bengaluru FC. He is actually the youngest goal getter of AFC cup.
What do you think? Who is going to be the best young player of this season?