Bhubaneswar: Odisha FC has signed defender Rakesh Pradhan till the end of the Indian Super League (ISL) Season. According to the report, the club has signed the defender on loan from NorthEast United FC.
Welcoming Rakesh to Odisha FC, Coach Stuart Baxter in an official statement said, "Rakesh adds a little experience to our young squad. His natural left foot, quickness, and versatility will help to give us more balance." After joining the Bhubaneswar-based side, Pradhan expressed, "I am extremely delighted to be joining Odisha FC for the remaining games of the season. Will try to give my best for the team and looking forward to a very good association with my teammates and everyone at OFC."
Pradhan signed for NorthEast United in the sixth ISL and made 15 appearances for the Guwahati-based side last year. Now, he will be seen playing for Odisha FC. Odisha FC has just won one match in the ongoing seventh season of ISL and is rooted at the bottom of the points table after a dismal performance in the tournament.