Hyderabad FC signs midfielder Lalchhanhima Sailo

Hyderabad: Hyderabad FC has announced the signing of Mizoram-born midfielder Lalchhanhima Sailo, on Saturday, September 2.

Further adding to the exciting midfield options in the squad, the 20-year-old joined the Nawabs on a three-year deal with an option open for another year. He will also be a part of the squad at the club ahead of the 2023-24 campaign, Hyderabad FC said.

“I am very happy to join Hyderabad FC and be a part of ISL this season. With the way the club shows trust in youngsters and what they have achieved as a team, it has been my long desire to be here, and I thank the coach and the Management for showing trust in me,” Sailo said over the development.

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Sailo began his professional career with Punjab U15s, and then he spent three years honing his craft before switching to Indian Arrows, where he gradually developed into a fixture in the main squad in the I-League.

He then moved on to Aizawl FC in 2022, where he scored three goals in 19 games from a midfield role.

The youngest midfielder has 28 appearances for the India U16s while also making it to the U19s not so long ago.