Talented young midfielder Sheikh Sahil, who played a key role in Mohun Bagan’s I-League triumph last season, is now itching to make it count for ATK Mohun Bagan in the upcoming Indian Super League season.
The 20-year-old is the only player from the last year’s I-League title-winning Mohun Bagan side to be named by Antonio Habas in his 27-member ATKMB squad.
“I have been playing in my favorite green-maroon jersey ever since I came to play in Mohun Bagan U-14 team,” Sahil said. “I am fortunate to have the opportunity to wear this jersey again due to Habas Sir.”
Sahil’s father lost his job due to the coronavirus lockdown and the family is solely dependent on him now. So he’s desperate to prove his worth this time around.
“It’s a challenge to get into the XI with so many talented footballers in our squad,” Sahil,…