Kolkata: We were the first to report the name of Honduras World Cupper Georgie Welcome Collins on whom the MB officials had kept a close watch, couple of weeks back. And as per our breaking, Georgie Wilson Welcome Collins has been reported to have signed the dotted lines to play for Mohun Bagan for the upcoming season.Mohun Bagan finalized the deal through his agent, Libero Sports, which has also represented Mohun Bagan’s Japanese midfielder Katsumi Yusa. Side by side, the MB officials have also confirmed Brazilian Gustavo Silva as the spearing ahead of the defence mechanism.
The Honduras International signed the dotted line yesterday and will be attending the preseason training of Mohun Bagan. Apart from his main striker position, Welcome has also played as the attacking midfielder in some games in his football career so far.In FIFA World Cup 2010, he came as a replacement in all the 3 group league games against Chile, Spain and Switzerland in the 60th, 46th and 78th minute respectively. Apart from the World Cup, Georgie Welcome has also played for Honduras in FIFA World Cup qualification games in 2010 and 2014, 2011 and 2013 Copa Centroamericana as well as 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup. He will serve as the marquee player of Mohun Bagan as well in the upcoming season
On the other hand, East Bengal has signed Kin Dong-Hyun, the Korean footballer who had caught many sights with his speed in the inaugural edition of ISL for North East United FC. Kin is known for making sharp moves and smart build ups from the central midfield. Coach Biswajit Bhattacharya has said that he is looking forward to rope in all the 4 foreigners before the starting of the pre season camp which is slated to be held at Kalyani, in the Nadia district.
The woes regarding Pronay Halder, Narayan Das has continued for the Kolkata giants. It is learnt that Dempo has demanded the transfer money before freeing them to Kolkata. Their agent, Beto, is expected to come to Kolkata on the first week of July and look into the matter.