Karanjit Singh

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Karanjit Singh
Personal information
Full nameKaranjit Singh
Date of birth (1986-01-08) 8 January 1986 (age 34)
Place of birth Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) [1]
Playing position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Chennaiyin
Number 1
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2004–2010 JCT
2010–2016 Salgaocar 70 (0)
2015Chennaiyin (loan) 4 (0)
2016– Chennaiyin 45 (0)
2017Chennai City (loan) 12 (0)
National team
2008–2010 India U23 8 (0)
2010– India 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 27 March 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 September 2019

Karanjit Singh (born 8 January 1986) is an Indian football player currently playing for Chennaiyin in the Indian Super League as a goalkeeper. He has also appeared for the Indian National Team.

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Early/Personal life

Karanjit Singh was born on 8 January 1986 at Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India. [2] Karanjit Singh started playing football when he was 15. At one of the local tournaments, he was spotted by the former national coach, Sukhwinder Singh. Subsequently, in 2004, he was called for JCT FC. He married Tuhina Dhar in June 2018. [3] [4]

Career

JCT

Singh played six years for JCT FC from 2004 to 2010 and earned huge praise while with the club.

Salgaocar

For the I-League 2010-11 season Singh signed for fellow I-League side Salgaocar. After one season with Salgaocar, Singh helped the Goans to the I-League championship.

International

Singh made his debut for India against the United Arab Emirates on 23 July 2011 coming off the bench for red carded goalkeeper Subrata Pal.

On 11 December 2011 Singh helped India win the 2011 SAFF Cup with a 4-0 victory of Afghanistan. During the course of the tournament held by India Singh started all of India's five matches and kept three clean sheets while only conceding two goals throughout the tournament. During the Final Singh had to make to crucial saves in order to preserve India's chances. [5]

International statistics

As of 5 March 2014 [6]
India national team
YearAppsGoals
201190
201230
201330
201410
201510
Total170

Honours

Club

Chennaiyin FC

International

India

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References

  1. http://wifa.in/?p=1782
  2. http://wifa.in/?p=1782
  3. "K. SINGH".
  4. http://the-aiff.com/pages/news/index.php?N_Id=2874%5B%5D
  5. Karanjit Singh at National-Football-Teams.com