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Glen signs contract with Indian Premier League club

Published: 
Thursday, June 20, 2013

National team striker Cornell Glen last week signed a new deal with Indian I-League club Shillong Lajong GC for the for the 2013-14 I league season.

 

Glen is preparing for the Concacaf Gold Cup and will say goodbye to his current club North East Stars.

 

“It’s a new chapter in my career which I’m looking forward to. The offer was good and I believe it’s the right move for me. The football in India is growing and I’m quite excited to be part of it,” Glen said.

 

“I’ve been patiently pacing myself and I feel great at the moment. I want to put my best foot forward for the national team and I’m quite excited about the latest developments heading into the Gold Cup. Hopefully I can be part of the plans for the new coaching staff,” Glen added.

 

Current T&T team captain Densill Theobald played for one season with Indian club Dempo last season.

 

Larsing Ming, general secretary of Shillong Lajong Football Club, said: “We are extremely pleased with the signing of Cornell Glen and thank Libero Sports India who facilitated the transfer. I am confident Glen will gel well with the rest of the team and we look forward to him joining us.”

 

Arvind Narayan, Libero Sports Partner and Glen’s Fifa Licensed player agent said on his client’s appointment with the Reds, “Glen will be a great addition to Shillong Lajong. With his vast experiences internationally, he will help Shillong Lajong in their quest for winning titles on all fronts. We wish him all the best.”

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