Indian Super League franchise Mumbai City FC have announced the signing of goalkeeper Ravi Kumar on a two year deal until 2020.
25 year old Uttar Pradesh-born Ravi Kumar started playing football locally before making it into the famed Tata Football Academy in Jamshedpur in 2008.
He made his senior debut for the AIFF Developmental side Pailan Arrows (Indian Arrows) in the 2011/12 season, where he spend two seasons. Ravi Kumar then left for Sporting Clube de Goa, where he spend four mostly successful seasons with loan spells at Delhi Dynamos in 2015 for ISL-2 and Minerva Punjab FC for the 2017 I-League. In the 2017 ISL draft, Ravi Kumar was picked and signed by NorthEast United FC.
Ravi Kumar has also represented India at youth level having played for the India U-19s and India U-23s at Asian level qualifiers.
With Mumbai City FC having earlier extended the contract with India international goalkeeper Amrinder Singh, Ravi Kumar has been signed as understudy to Amrinder.