Ankit Mukherjee

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Ankit Mukherjee
Personal information
Date of birth (1996-07-10) 10 July 1996 (age 24)
Place of birth West Bengal, India
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Right back
Club information
Current team
East Bengal
Number 55
Youth career
2014–2015 East Bengal
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2015–2017 Aryan 34 (1)
2017–2018 Mohammedan 22 (2)
2018–2020 ATK FC 10 (1)
2020 ATK Mohun Bagan FC 0 (0)
2021– East Bengal 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 09:54, 15 January 2021 (UTC)

Ankit Mukherjee (born 10 July 1996) is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a right back for SC East Bengal in the Hero Indian Super League.

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Career

Born in West Bengal, Mukherjee started his football career with Army Public School, Calcutta. [1] In 2013, Mukherjee represented the school's football side in the Keventer Cup. He played the tournament at center back and impressed enough to earn a spot in the tournament's All Star side. [1] In 2014, during a friendly match against East Bengal U19, Mukherjee impressed East Bengal's coach and was selected to join the squad. [1]

Mukherjee spent a year and a half with East Bengal before signing with Calcutta Premier Division side Aryan. [1] After sporadic appearances in his first season, he soon broke into a regular starting role during his second year. Mukherjee's performances with Aryan earned him a selection into West Bengal's squad for the Santosh Trophy in 2017 and 2018. [1] [2] His performances for West Bengal's winning squad in 2017 earned him a deal with Mohammedan. With Mohammedan, Mukherjee played for the club in the Calcutta Premier Division and I-League 2nd Division. [1]

ATK

On 9 August 2018, it was announced that Mukherjee, along with seven other Bengali players, had signed with Indian Super League side ATK. [3] He made his professional debut for the club on 10 November 2018 against Pune City. He came on as a 74th-minute substitute for Aiborlang Khongjee as ATK won 1–0. [4] Mukherjee then earned his first start during ATK's next game against Mumbai City on 24 November. The match ended in a 0–0 draw. [5]

East Bengal

On 2nd January 2021, it was announced that Ankit has signed for Kolkata giants East Bengal with a free transfer from ATK Mohun Bagan. [6] On 3rd January, he made his debut for East Bengal as he came on in as a substitute in the 73rd minute for Raju Gaikwad as the team won 31. [7]

Ankit Mukherjee have a brother name Aniket Mukherjee father name Raju Mukherjee Mother name Mithu Mukherjee

Career statistics

As of 9 January 2021 [8]
ClubSeasonLeagueCupContinentalTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Mohammedan Sporting 2017–18 I-League 2nd Div 10100101
ATK 2018–19 Indian Super League 911 [lower-alpha 1] 0101
2019–20 102 [lower-alpha 2] 030
ATK Mohun Bagan 2020–21 000000
East Bengal 2020–21 300030
Career total2323000262
  1. Appearances in Super Cup
  2. Appearances in Durand Cup

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Paul, Ayan (22 August 2018). "Football for fun to game of passion in five years". Telegraph India. Retrieved 24 November 2018.
  2. "Bengal squad named for Santosh Trophy final round". The Quint. 17 March 2018. Retrieved 24 November 2018.
  3. "Mukherjee signs for ATK". ATK (Twitter).
  4. "ATK 1-0 Pune City". Soccerway.
  5. "Mumbai City 0-0 ATK". Soccerway.
  6. Team, SC East Bengal Media (2021-01-02). "Raju Gaikwad, Ankit Mukherjee put pen to paper for SC East Bengal". SC East Bengal. Retrieved 2021-01-02.
  7. "SC East Bengal beat Odisha to pick up first win of the season". Indian Super League. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  8. Ankit Mukherjee at Soccerway