Challenge for me to play outside Goa: Lenny


Kolkata:Mohun Bagan has roped in central midfielder Lenny Rodrigues, who represented Dempo SC and FC Pune City in the Hero I-League and the inaugural season of the Indian Super League respectively. After signing on the dotted line on Thursday, Lenny Rodrigues said, “I am feeling really excited that I will be playing in Kolkata, that too for the I-League Champions. It will be a proud moment for me. Also, I am happy that Mohun Bagan has qualified to play the AFC Cup this time.”

He also said, “This will be a new challenge for me as so far I haven’t played outside Goa, and I think I am ready to take up this challenge and give my best for Mohun Bagan.” A product of the Churchill Brothers’ youth system, Lenny played for the Goan club for 6 years (2008-2013) before switching over to Dempo SC last season.

Lenny Rodrigues, who plays in central midfield, is equally equipped with defensive and attacking ability. Lenny said, “I have played both as the defensive as well as attacking midfielder and I enjoy playing in both the positions. It completely depends on the Coach where he wants to use me, depending on the formation of the side.”