Kenkre FC rope in former Gokulam Kerala striker Auguste Somlaga

Mumbai Kenkre FC have secured the services of 23-year-old Cameroonian striker Auguste Boum Somlaga till the end of the season

The striker, who parted ways with Gokulam Kerala FC recently, has penned down a short-term contract with the ‘Mumbaikars’.

He will be Kenkre’s second foreign signing for the season after Ivory Coast player Ben Ibrahim Ouattara. They had an all-Indian squad including an Indian head coach, Akhil Kothari, in the initial stages of the League

Somlaga appeared in nine games for the ‘Malabarians’ earlier this season scoring and assisting one time. After the club’s appointment of their new head coach Francesc Bonet, the youngster had to eventually leave the club as he was not in the manager’s plans.

The Cameroonian is an interesting addition to the Kenkre FC attack after having signed a striker already. Auguste is a versatile player, having the ability to play in the flanks alongside his natural position of striker. It will be interesting to see how Somlaga and Ben Ibrahim lead the line for the ‘Mumbaikars’. Both being strikers, we may see these two striking up a fire combination at the top of the Kenkre attack.

Kenkre FC has had an uneven season yet a decent start so far as they are placed 10th in the I-league table eight points above the relegation spot which is currently held by Sudeva Delhi. Not much was expected from Kenkre after the club had technically relegated from I-league last season but were granted the immunity by AIFF to continue in the league after a withdrawal of another club.

Yet with majority local resources and a shoe string budget, the club looks to be floating just about right for the season

Also Read: Goals and Drama in MFA elite division: A recap of the latest action

Also Read: MFA Elite Division resumes with a Bang: Round-up of the Latest Matches

Opportunity to make the team: U.K.M. Kothrud FC conducts selection trials for girls team

Pune-based U.K.M. Kothrud FC has announced that they will be conducting selection trials for their girl’s team on 15th January 2023 The club welcomes all players to come and showcase…


The Sunday Football League Season 4 is back

The Sunday Football League is back with its fourth season, and it’s shaping up to be the best one yet. With eight talented teams competing at the Kes Kandivali turf, there…


BFC Soccer Schools Elite team trials in Feb

Bengaluru FC launched their Mumbai program last season with the Soccer Schools and Elite programs with its local partner Soccer Schools of Excellence (SSE).  Bengaluru Football Club is a professional club…


India Khelo Football Season 2 Trials in Mumbai: A Chance to Kickstart Your Football Career

After conducting trials in 34 cities & villages across India, India Khelo Football is coming to Mumbai to hunt talent on 7th January. India Khelo Football kickstarted its season 2…


Mumbai Customs to conduct trials for Elite League

Former champions Mumbai Customs will be holding open trials for the upcoming MFA Elite Corporate League (Elite Division) The 2019 MFA Elite Division champions Mumbai Customs are conducting open trials…


Sunday Boys to hold trials for MFA 1st Division

MFA 1st division side Sunday Boys FC will be conducting trials in the first week of November for the upcoming football season Sunday Boys Football Club was established in the…


Millat FC to hold trials for MFA Elite Premier League

Millat FC – a club plying their trade in MFA Elite Division will be conducting open trials for their upcoming 2022-23 season Last season Millat had a decent run in…


MFA Elite Division club KSA to conduct trials for the upcoming season

Karnataka Sporting Association (KSA) – a club plying their trade in MFA Elite Division will be conducting open trials for their upcoming 2022-23 season Last season KSA had an amazing…


Young Guns Football Acadmey to conduct trials for their upcoming MFA 3rd Division Campaign

MFA 3rd Division club Young Guns Football Academy will be conducting open trials on October 9th for their upcoming season in Mumbai Football Young Guns Football Academy was founded in…


OSCAR SSE to conduct trials for Youth I League and YPL team in the U13 category in Mumbai

Mumbai-based OSCAR SSE will conduct trials for their Youth I League and YPL team on 16th and 17th July 2022 at Wings Sports Centre ground. Oscar SSE is a 2-star…