Malayali stars Jishnu, Sahal in Kerala blasters
KOZHIKODE: Two more Malayali soccer stars have found their place in the next season of Kerala blasters' team.
Mid fielders Jishnu Balakrishnan and Sahal Abdul Samad, who played for Kerala in Santhosh Trophy, have signed three years' contract with Blasters, which had long before wanted more Kerala players to be included in the team.
Jishnu reached Super League from Gokulam FC. Sahal is SN College team member.
Their best performance in Santhosh trophy found them a place in Blasters.
Another Santhosh Trophy player Muhammed Azarudhin and Gokulam's Ananthu Murali are also being considered.
Malappuram Kavungal native Jishnu has played for Malappuram Under 21 team. Kannur Payyanur Kavai native Sahal has played in Kannur district team. He got training in UAE Itthihad.