Indian Super League franchise Kerala Blasters FC have announced the signing of midfielder Zakeer Mundampara for the 2018/19 season.
28 year old Areekode-born, which lies in the football mad Malappuram district, Zakeer Mundampara has been a talented midfielder, who has played for a number of clubs across India. He started off locally in Areekode before being spotted by State Bank of Travancore. Thereafter he played for Chirag United Kerala, Churchill Brothers SC, United SC, Mohun Bagan AC and Salgaocar FC before Chennaiyin FC picked him up for ISL-2 and he won the 2015 championship with them.
Thereafter Zakeer joined newcomers DSK Shivajians FC in the I-League on loan, returned to Chennaiyin FC for ISL-3 and then joined Chennai City FC on loan for the 2017 I-League.
He was then signed by Mumbai City FC from the ISL draft for ISL-4 and now returns to his home state for the first-time in many years.
Well now! We have another home boy joining Anas and the #YellowArmy, but in the midfield. Put your hands together for Zakeer Mundampara!#KeralaBlasters #NammudeSwantham #WelcomeZakeer pic.twitter.com/pocGemG7Ft
— Kerala Blasters FC (@KeralaBlasters) July 9, 2018