Chennaiyin FC signs winger Farukh Choudhary

Chennaiyin FC have announced the signing of Mumbai-born winger Farukh Choudhary ahead of the upcoming 2023-24 season.

Farukh, 26, became the seventh signing for the club and brings massive experience to the squad, having turned up for three Hero Indian Super League (ISL) outfits before with the latest being Jamshedpur FC where he spent five seasons.

The winger was also a part of the senior national team which won the SAFF Championship title in 2021 and finished as runners-up in the 2018 edition.

Farukh has made 14 international appearances so far.

“I am absolutely delighted to be a part of Chennaiyin FC, a club with one of the most passionate fanbases. I am wholeheartedly committed to giving my all to help the club scale new heights and I am confident that our collective effort will yield outstanding results,” commented Choudhary, who also has an international goal to his name, having scored against Nepal during a friendly in 2021.

Choudhary, who made his ISL debut with Kerala Blasters FC at the age of 20 in 2016, has played 76 matches in the league so far, netting three goals and six assists and was also part of Mumbai City FC’s ISL-winning campaign in 2021.

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