Challenge for me to play outside Goa: Lenny

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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.

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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.”

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