Experienced winger and Assam son, Halicharan Narzary has been signed by Hyderabad FC for Indian Super League’s new season.
The 26-year-old player has joined Hyderabad FC from Kerala Blasters.
According to a media report, the midfielder has penned a two-year deal with the Hyderabad FC till the end of the 2021-22 season.
Narzary has played at the top level for seven teams in the last decade, with four of them in the Indian Super League (ISL).
The winger so far has made a total of 59 appearances in the competition.
Narzary hails from Kokrajhar in Assam.
Born in 1994, Narzary began his career in 2010 with AIFF’s developmental side Indian Arrows which plied trade in the I-League.
He joined NorthEast for ISL’s third season in 2016 before turning out for I-League side Shivajians FC a year later.
“It’s a new team and personally an exciting challenge for me. I am eager to regroup with my new teammates soon, hopefully once the situation is better, and get down to playing football,” the report quoted Narzary as saying after completing the formalities.
“I have known (coach) Albert Roca since his first stint in India and working with his philosophy is something that motivates me. I have loved how his teams used to play and I think these are exciting times for the club,” he added.
Hyderabad FC head coach Roca is happy to have winger Narzary in his team.
“Narzary is an exciting player and has been a valuable asset for both club and country over the last few years,” the report quoted Roca as saying.
“His experience and work rate coupled with his skill set, and the ability to play on either flank and in attack will be important for us as a team this season. We’re very happy to have him and hope he will have a significant impact for us in the ISL,” Roca added.
Narzary was the Highlanders’ first pick in the 2017 ISL draft as he stayed in Guwahati for one more season, before moving south to join Kerala Blasters in 2018.
The winger spent the latter half of his first season with the Blasters on loan with Chennaiyin FC, before returning to the Kochi-based side and becoming a crucial part of the team under Eelco Schattorie in 2019-20.