KOZHIKODE:Gokulam Kerala FC, the lone professional club from Kerala in I League football, introduced its players on Sunday in a spectacular ceremony. The team is a mix of national and international players.
Indian national team player Sushanth Mathew, 36, is the captain and Bino George is the coach. Several Malayalee football players have also found a place in the team.After a gap of six seasons, a professional team from Kerala is playing in I League and the team is owned by Gokulam Group of Companies. Ghana world cup player Daniel Addo, Afghanistan national team captain Faysal Shayesteh, Cameroon national team player Francis Ambane, Emmanuel from Nigeria, Bayi Kamo Stephane from the Ivory Coast, Congo national team captain Mbele, Uzbekistan national team member Urunov Gulom and Syrian national team player Khalid Al Saleyh are the foreign players in the team.
Mohammad Rashid, Nikhil Bernard, Priyant Singh, Bilal Khan, Ajmal P A, Shinu S, PowotLakkra, Sandhu Singh, Sanju G, Vicky, Usman Ashik, Mama, Rohit Mirza, Shohabib and Arif Sheikh are the other players.