Odisha FC signs two new youngsters

After finishing at the bottom of the points table in the 2020-21 ISL season, Odisha FC has signed Sahil Panwar from Hyderabad FC and Sebastian Thangmuansang from I-League champions Gokulam to make their side more robust and better for the next season, as Spanish legend David Villa also joins them as an advisor.

The signings shall be officially completed once the Indian transfer window opens in summer.

Sahil Panwar:

 The 21-year-old left-back joins Odisha next season for an undisclosed transfer fee. He signed a two-year contract with an option of extension.

Sahil started his career at a very young age three years back with FC Pune City, and then in 2019, he left for Hyderabad FC. An exceptional talent who has also represented India in various age-groups tournaments and captained the national side in the 2017 South Asian Football Federation U-18 Championship.

Sebastian Thangmuansang:

 The Manipuri defender decides to make a comeback in ISL after he left FC Pune City in 2019. The 22-year-old recently won the I-League title with Gokulam this year, and his quality skills were enough to attract interests from many ISL clubs.

Sebastian plays as a right-back and has been impressive since the start. He also represented two I-League teams after his exit from Pune, NEROCA FC and Chennai City FC.

Speaking on the new signing, OFC CEO Mr Rohan Sharma commented, “We are very excited to have Sebastian join our club. We’ve been tracking him for the past two years, and we are glad he’s finally joined the team.”

“We are delighted Sebastian has agreed to join Odisha FC. He is one of the most promising defenders in the country and will add further depth and quality to the team,” expressed Club President Mr Raj Athwal.

After joining Odisha FC, Sebastian stated, “I am excited to be a part of Odisha FC and continue my football journey with them. I hope to repay the trust shown on me by the management, give my best for the team and make the fans happy. Can’t wait to meet my new teammates and start training with them.”


For Trial related updates: Latest trials updates in Mumbai Football

Also Read: Spanish Legend David Villa set to advise an ISL Franchise

Follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram for all the latest happenings in the world of Indian football






Oscar SSE to conduct trials for multiple age-groups in Mumbai

Mumbai based Oscar SSE will conduct trials for their youth teams on 17th April at the Karnatak Sports Association ground. Oscar SSE is a 2-star AIFF Accredited Academy plying their…


FC Hydra invites all aspiring footballers in Bengaluru for a Trial

FC Hydra will be holding trials for all the aspiring footballers for the upcoming KSFA C Division League. The club has previously held trials for the Women’s team for the…


Kenkre FC to conduct trials for Women’s Team

Mumbai-based Kenkre FC are slated to conduct trials for their Women’s Football Team on the 25th of February at Goan’s Sports Ground in Churchgate. Kenkre FC have long been regarded…


IKF to dispense free international football exposure for children in India

India Khelo Football (IKF) is a non-profit platform aimed at providing kids from India a fair chance to pursue their dream of playing football internationally. IKF shares its vision to…


IDBI Bank to hold trials for a central defender

After successfully conducting their first round of trials on 21st November, MDFA Super Division outfit are now looking to conduct another trial in search of Central Defenders. With football resuming,…


Chedda Nagar FC set to conduct trials for MDFA Super Division

Chedda Nagar Football Fanatics will be conducting trials to reform their MDFA Super Division squad. Being established in 2011, Chedda Nagar is a renowned name in Mumbai football. The team…


IDBI Bank to host trials for MDFA Super Division

With football resuming, IDBI Bank will be conducting trials for the upcoming MDFA Season. The team will participate in the Super Division and will be seen conducting their first round…


Madanpura FA, Sara FA to host trials for the upcoming MDFA season

Sara Football Academy and Madanpura FA to host trials for MDFA Super division & 2nd division and 3rd division respectively on the 19th and 21st of November simultaneously. Sara FA…


FC Hydra to hold trials for women footballers in Bengaluru

FC Hydra will be holding trials for women footballers for the upcoming BDFA A division Women’s league. The club is based out of Bengaluru. FC Hydra will be holding trials…


NLWS FC to hold trials for MDFA 3rd division

NLWS FC is club based in Dadar who have registered themselves in the MDFA 3rd division for the 2020-21 season. The club will be holding trials for the same. Mauli…