Kolkata: The title holder of the inaugural edition of Indian Super League, Atletico de Kolkata signed experienced Canadian striker Iain Edward Hume for the forthcoming season. Hume, the Hero of the last edition of Indian Super League 2014 was awarded with the Golden Ball for his stellar performances and for scoring five brilliant goals is all set to join the bandwagon of nine promising Indian players. With the addition of Hume to the team, Atletico de Kolkata is aiming to perform their best in Indian Super League 2015.
“We at Atlético de Kolkata welcome Iain Hume to our family and believe that it is going to be an exhilarating experience for him. With the signing of the first foreign player of this season it is our endeavour to assimilate the best possible team. I am sure we will again make the city and our fans proud.” – Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman RP- Sanjiv Goenka Group and the Co-owner of Atlético de Kolkata said on Friday. Head coach Antonio Lopez Habas also said that, “I look forward to work with Iain Edward Hume this year. His last years performance and club commitments surely must be keeping him match ready when we embark on our quest for the trophy. Hopefully he will soon be the toast of all Atlético de Kolkata fans in India.”