SC East Bengal Rope in Nepal Defender Ananta Tamang

Goa, February 23: SC East Bengal has roped in Nepal defender Ananta Tamang till the end of the season, the club announced on Wednesday.

Tamang, 24, joins the Red-&-Golds from Nepal side Three Star Club, where he was named the best defender of the A-Division League in 2020. He has played for the Nepal senior national team, making his debut against India in 2015.

He was vice-captain of the Nepal under-19 football team which went on to win the 2015 SAFF U-19 Championship.

“I am happy to join SC East Bengal. I look forward to helping the club in every way I can. It is a proud moment for me,” he said.

SC East Bengal take on NorthEast United FC on February 28, followed by a match Bengaluru FC on March 5 that ends their ISL 2021-22 campaign.

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