Kathmandu, February 8
Nepal’s national footballer Abhishek Rijal has joined India’s Aizawl Football Club for the current season of the Indian national league, I-League.
Rijal had played for Mohammedan SC during the qualifier of the league. However, the club had released Rijal after its qualification for the league.
Rijal’s agent Rabindra Chand says the club’s contract with Rijal will end in March.
Rijal is currently in the Nepal national team’s closed camp in Kathmandu. He will leave for India within days, it has been learned.
Aizawl were the champions of the 2017 I-League.
Another national footballer of Nepal, Kiran Chemjong, is playing for RoundGlass Punjab.