KOLKATA: Goalkeeper Shilton Paul signed for 2nd Division League side Bhawanipore FC on lone from Churchill Brothers. The former Mohun Bagan skipper signed for the Red Machines in June after a 14-year stint at Bagan.
Earlier, Shilton played at Mohun Bagan under coach Shankarlal Chakraborty, who is currently at the helm of Bhawanipore. Now it remains to be seen whether this star custodian can take Bhawanipore to the I-League this season.
The All India Football Federation has already announced the schedule for the I-League qualifiers. The five-team tournament will start on October 8 and end on October 19.
This is going to be India’s first official sporting event since the Covid-19 outbreak, the winning team in the competition will qualify for the I-League 2020-21.
In the opening match, Bhabanipur FC and FC Bangalore United will play against each other at the iconic Yuba Bharati Krirangan.