Mohun Bagan signs Balwant Singh for upcoming season

PTI| Last Updated: Jul 19, 2014, 16:35 PM IST

Kolkata: Mohun Bagan saturday announced the signing of Churchill Brothers` ace forward Balwant Singh for the upcoming season.

The 27-year-old struck 17 goals last season including four in Churchill Brothers Federation Cup triumph last season as he was adjudged Best Indian Player by the Football Players`Association of India.

Having switched allegiance from Salgaocar FC last season, Balwant scored 10 I-League goals and three during their AFC Cup campaign.

He has also donned the national jersey making his debut for India B in 2010 against Kyrgyzstan and also for India U-23 side in the 2010 Asian Games and scored a goal in their 4-1 victory over Singapore U-23.