Mumbai City has confirmed the signing of Manipuri defender Tondonba Singh on a two-year contract.

Having started his youth career at Neroca FC, Singh made the switch to senior football with the Manipuri club.

He went on to feature for them in a successful I-League 2nd Division campaign in 2016-17 and impressed in Neroca’s debut I-League season as he went on to play every minute of their 2017/18 campaign.

The following season, Tondonba moved to ISL side Chennaiyin FC and made 26 appearances across all competitions over two seasons for the Chennai outfit.

“This is a new chapter in my career that I’m eager to begin and I am delighted to be here,” reported quoting Tondonba Singh.

“I’ve been playing in the ISL for two seasons now and to be a part of a project like Mumbai City’s is in line with my ambitions as a footballer,” Singh added.

“Coming here is certainly going to help me grow and develop as a player and a person and I can’t wait to give my best for the club and win games with Mumbai City,” he added.

Speaking about the signing, head coach Sergio Lobera said, “Tondonba is a tenacious and a talented footballer.”

“He is a proven performer in the ISL and he has qualities that can add a lot to our squad,” Lobera added.

“He has been a part of successful teams in the past and we’re confident he can contribute positively at Mumbai City,” he further added.

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