Mumbai Metropolis, on Sunday, made the large announcement of the signing of one other former FC Goa participant, Mourtada Fall. A whole lot of ex-Goa gamers have made the swap to Mumbai Metropolis FC following the footsteps of their coach Sergio Lobera, and Mourtada is certainly one of them. The Senegalese defender will symbolize the Islanders after signing a two-year contract with the membership.
The 32-year-old centre-half began his taking part in profession with Moghreb Tétouan, that includes for the Moroccan membership over three spells, throughout which he additionally received the Botola Professional 1 in 2011-12. Within the second of his three stints with Moghreb in 2014-15, Fall featured below then coach Sergio Lobera. Over the course of his profession, Fall has additionally represented Kuwait’s Al-Arabi SC and Morocco’s Wydad Casablanca with the latter being a very profitable spell, profitable the double in 2016-17 as Wydad received the Botola Professional 1 and the CAF Champions League.
Forward of the 2018-19 season, Fall linked up along with his former coach Lobera and made the swap to the Indian Tremendous League with FC Goa. Since then, Fall has confirmed to be one of many prime defenders within the division, profitable the 2019 Tremendous Cup and the 2019-20 ISL League Protect. Fall has additionally scored 9 objectives and offered three assists in 43 appearances over two seasons, incomes the tag of a goal-scoring defender.
After the signing, Mourtada Fall stated, “I’ve had the fortune of taking part in below coach Sergio Lobera twice earlier than. When the chance of becoming a member of him once more got here by and at a membership like Mumbai Metropolis, I didn’t should suppose twice. He is aware of me very effectively each, as a participant and as an individual, and I’m prepared to provide my finest for him, for this big membership and for the passionate followers of Mumbai Metropolis. We’ve got a improbable group right here and a few very gifted children. I hope I can share a few of my experiences, develop along with my teammates and assist the staff obtain our objectives.”
Head coach Sergio Lobera stated, “It’s a big assertion from our membership to have signed Mourtada. He is a participant I do know fairly effectively. Mourtada is a radical skilled on and off the pitch and even with all his expertise, he at all times desires to study extra and turn out to be higher. A participant of his calibre is tough to search out and we’re very completely satisfied that he is chosen to hitch us right here at Mumbai Metropolis.”