Sony Norde, the Mohun Bagan winger joined Mumbai City FC in ISL 2. The Club confirmed their latest signing of the lethal winger of Haiti and Mohun Bagan.
Sony Norde joins Mumbai City FC in ISL 2
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Atlético de Kolkata also expressed their desire to sign Sony Norde, but Mumbai City FC has the last laugh. Sony Norde is very happy with the signing, as he was desperate to play in the ISL. He said:
“I am extremely happy to have been signed for Mumbai City FC. I can’t wait to join my new team for the pre-season training. The ISL is a new challenge for me and I am looking forward to helping Mumbai City FC achieve success.”
Nicolas Anelka, Singam Singh and Diego Fernando were already in the team. Now they have picked up Sunil Chetri and Sony Norde, so now Mumbai City have the most lethal attacking option upfront. Sony and Sunil will provide more cutting edge in the front for Mumbai City Fc.
Recent Performance of Sony Norde
Sony Norde was one of the instrumental part of Mohun Bagan in 2014/15 season. He is fantastic goal scorer and more dangerous when it’s come dead ball situation. He is the sole reason behind Mohun Bagan I-league triumph. In the I-league, Norde has scored 9 goals and provided 13 assists. Without any doubt, he was one of the best player of I-league 2014-15.
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Mohun Bagan FC and Mumbai City Fc
Sony Norde is the 4th Mohun Bagan Player, who will be part of Mumbai City Fc. Before Sony, they have signed Debjit Majumder, Kingshuk Debnath and Subhash Singh from Mohun Bagan FC. It seems like Mumbai City Fc is more interested in Mohun Bagan players than Atlético de Kolkata. Even ATK didn’t buy any player from East Bengal too. The topic is quite debatable, but it is clear that other franchises of ISL have faith in players of Mohun Bagan or East Bengal, whereas Atlético de Kolkata is not concern about it.
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Mumbai City FC didn’t experience a good first season in the ISL. They finished second last from the bottom in the ISL 1. Now they are desperate to make their mark in the second season of ISL. They have picked outstanding players in auction. They signed Sunil Chetri and also went for inform Indian players. They got two fantastic marque players as Nunez and Darren from Platanias F.C. and Celtic respectively. Now the signing of Sony Norde make them stronger than ever. They have built a fantastic squad this season so far, anything less than top 2 in group stage of ISL 2 will be disappointing for them. But from all those signing, Mumbai City FC set their intention very clear, they will definitely try to win the second season of ISL.