Indian Super League franchise Odisha FC have announced the signing of young defenders Hendry Antonay and Saurabh Meher ahead of the new 2020/21 season.
The duo of Hendry Antonay and Saurabh Meher both are 20 years old and were on loan with the Indian Arrows last season from Chennaiyin FC.
Hendry Antonay said, “Several other clubs had shown interest in me but the investment in younger players that Odisha FC are putting in was the main factor that I put pen to paper. I am very much looking forward to meeting my new teammates.”
Saurabh Meher said on his signing, “I am really happy to join Odisha FC and play in the Indian Super League next season. I hope to contribute to the team’s success. OFC have a good crowd support and I am quite excited to call Bhubaneswar my footballing home.”
Odisha FC president Rohan Sharma said on the latest signings, “I feel extremely lucky to have Hendry and Saurabh join the club today. Both players have the utmost potential to become key members of our exciting defensive line. Saurabh has the versatility to play everywhere defensively which makes him a vital chess piece.”
“Hendry is probably one of the most exciting young Indian fullbacks right now. While they are quite young and coming into the team fresh, I have high expectations. They have been looking for a home where they can excel and achieve their potential, and at Odisha FC, they will be given every opportunity to reach their potential,” he added.
Odisha FC is delighted to announce the signing of two young defenders, Hendry Antonay and Saurabh Meher ahead of the seventh season of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL).@IndSuperLeague #WelcomeHendryandSaurabh #OdishaFC #AmaTeamAmaGame pic.twitter.com/arkSKSwOEn
— Odisha FC (@OdishaFC) June 5, 2020