Panaji. Former India international footballer Gouramangi Singh has joined Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Goa ahead of the upcoming season. Gouramangi said in a statement, “Knowing the club and their level of play, this is a big step in my coaching career in the right direction.”
Gauramangi, who learned the tricks of the game at the Tata Football Academy, played for some of the biggest clubs in the country during his career spanning 15 years. Gouramangi won the National Football League and Federation Cup titles in the 2004–05 season with Dempo SC. The following year he repeated this feat with Mahindra United.
He was part of Churchill Brothers from 2007 to 2012 with whom he won the I-League (2008–09), two IFA Shield (2009 and 2011) and two Durand Cup (2009 and 2011) titles. This player from Manipur was voted the All India Football Federation’s Men’s Player of the Year in 2010. Four years later, he made his ISL debut for Chennaiyin FC.
Gouramangi joined full time coaching in the year 2018. He has been a licensed coach of the national federation since 2019 and was serving as the assistant coach of Bengaluru United for the last three seasons.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 13, 2022, 18:41 IST