Nepal’s forward Abhishek Rijal has signed for the I-League side Aizawl FC for the remaining of the season. I-League is India’s top tier football league. Abhishek Rijal confirmed his signing through his official social media account.
After the signing, Rijal became third Nepal international to play in the I-League 2021. Kiran Chemjong is playing from Roundglass Punjab FC and Prakash Budathoki recently signed for NEROCA FC.
Abhishek Rijal played from Mohammedan SC last season, helping the club to secure promotion for the I-League. However, Rijal’s contract wasn’t renewed with Mohammedan SC after the promotion.
Aizawl FC is currently at fifth position with 8 points from 5 matches.