GUWAHATI: Mumbai City has confirmed the signing of defender Tondonba Singh from Manipur. The 25-year-old left-back joins the Islanders ahead of the 2020/21 season on a two-year contract.
Born in Manipur, Singh began his career with local side NEROCA at the age of 11. He soon then rose through the ranks at the club and made his senior debut in the Manipur State League at the age of 16.
He continued to play for the club in the I-League 2nd Division and was part of the side that earned a promotion to the I-League, one of India’s top leagues.
Later, Tondonba moved to ISL side Chennaiyin FC and made 26 appearances across all competitions over two seasons for the Chennai outfit.
Tondonba Singh said, “This is a new chapter in my career that I’m eager to begin and I am delighted to be here. I’ve been playing in the ISL for two seasons now and to be a part of a project like Mumbai City’s is in line with my ambitions as a footballer. Coming here is certainly going to help me grow and develop as a player and a person and I can’t wait to give my best for the club and win games with Mumbai City.”