The 6'6 defender's latest stint was with Thai club, Ratchaburi Mitr Phol FC, where he made three appearances in the AFC Champions League.
ATK Mohun Bagan had also announced the signing of central defender Brendan Hamill, who played for Australian A-League side Melbourne Victory, on a two-year deal.
Mohammed Rafique famously scored the winning goal in stoppage time that handed Atletico de Kolkata the ISL title in the inaugural season.
Chennaiyin FC have acquired the services of Thomas Brdaric as head coach ahead of the upcoming Indian Super League season.
Gurmukh Singh has been roped in by Chennaiyin FC on a two-year contract after his impressive show for Rajasthan United FC in the I-League.
Thapa came in as a development player for Chennaiyin FC after spending four years at the AIFF Elite Academy from 2012-2016.
Vukomanovic-led Kerala Blasters to the ISL final for the first since 2016, taking over the club that could only achieve a second-bottom finish in the preceding season.
Mumbai Indians' young recruit Tim David is keen to use legendary all-rounder Kieron Pollard's experience to improve his game and come out as a better player after IPL-15.
Two youths from Malappuram were killed in a road accident when their motorcycle collided with a truck at Udma in Kasaragod district early on Sunday.
Quite fittingly, it was Kerala's local boy Rahul who broke the game open, striking a long ranger in the 68th minute to send the fans into ecstasy.
The duo from Malappuram was on their way to Goa to watch the final between Hyderabad FC and Kerala Blasters
The team also looks to have an identity and definitive style of play introduced by Vukamanovic, all of which has resonated with the fans.
While it would be Hyderabad's maiden final appearance, Kerala Blasters will be competing in the final for the third time.
Ramiz Raja pointed out that unlike other countries the pool of talent in women's cricket in Pakistan was not broad based, which was one reason for the slow progress.
With Jamshedpur FC being a cut above the rest in the ISL this season, Kerala Blasters were always going to be the underdogs.