Sehnaj Singh

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Sehnaj Singh
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-07-29) 29 July 1993 (age 27)
Place of birth Chandigarh, India
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in) [1]
Playing position(s) Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
East Bengal
Number 26
Youth career
2006–2008 Gurdaspur FA
2009–2011 Chandigarh FA
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2011–2013 Pailan Arrows 12 (1)
2013 Mumbai Tigers 14 (3)
2014 Mumbai 5 (1)
2014–2015 Mohun Bagan 18 (1)
2015 Delhi Dynamos 10 (1)
2016 East Bengal 8 (0)
2016–2019 Mumbai City 40 (0)
2017Mohun Bagan (Loan) 13 (0)
2019-2020 ATK 8 (0)
2020— East Bengal 4 (0)
National team
2011–2012 India U19 2 (0)
2015– India 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 12:53, 16 December 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 04:03, 6 October 2018 (UTC)

Sehnaj Singh (born 29 July 1993 in Chandigarh) is an Indian football player who plays for East Bengal in the Indian Super League as a central midfielder.

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Career

Pailan Arrows

Sehnaj is a product of the Gurdaspur Football Academy and the Chandigarh Football Academy. [2] During the summer of 2011, he signed for Pailan Arrows who were then known as Indian Arrows, to play in the I-League. He played his first game for the team against East Bengal on 18 December 2011. [3] He then continued in the starting line-up for the Arrows against Pune in a match that ended 1–1. [4]

Mumbai Tigers and Mumbai FC

Sehnaj joined Mumbai in January 2014 from Mumbai Tigers after the club was disbanded. Sehnaj was initially part of the Mumbai Tigers' squad to take part in the 2013 I-League 2nd Division. [5] He made his debut for Mumbai on 15 January 2014 in the Federation Cup at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi in which he played the first half before being replaced by Henry Ezeh as Mumbai lost the match 1–0. [6]

Mohun Bagan

On 20 June 2014 Sehnaj signed for Mohun Bagan. [2] He was a regular for Bagan during the 2014–15 season, appearing 18 times in the centre of midfield as a regular and helping his side be crowned the champions.

Delhi Dynamos

In July 2015, Sehnaj was drafted to play for Delhi Dynamos for the 2015 Indian Super League. [7] He scored his first goal of the ISL against Kerala Blasters to make the score 3–3 from over 30 yards in the final league game of the Dynamos' season [8]

International

Sehnaj started his international career at the under-19 level with India U19 against Turkmenistan U19's on 31 October 2011 in the AFC U19 Cup qualifiers. [9]

Sehnaj was called up for the 2018 World Cup group stage games group games against Oman and Guam by Stephen Constantine. [10] He made his national team debut on 11 June 2015 against Oman in a Group D game of the 2018 World Cup qualifier in a 1–2 loss at home in Bengaluru's Sree Kanteerava Stadium. [11] During the second leg of the World Cup qualifier against Guam, India played the second half with 10 men after Sehnaj Singh was sent off for a dangerous tackle in the 41st minute.

Career statistics

Club

As of 1 December 2020 [12] [13]
ClubSeasonLeagueFederation CupDurand Cup AFC Total
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Pailan Arrows 2011–12 I-League 50000050
2012–13 I-League 71000071
Mumbai Tigers 2013 I-League 2nd Division 1430000143
Mumbai 2013–14 I-League 51300081
Mohun Bagan 2014–15 I-League 1813000211
Delhi Dynamos 2015 Indian Super League 101101
East Bengal 2015–16 I-League 8020100
Mumbai City 2016 Indian Super League 150150
2017–18 Indian Super League 1302 [lower-alpha 1] 0150
2018–19 Indian Super League 120120
Total400200000420
Mohun Bagan (loan) 2016–17 I-League 1305010190
ATK 2019–20 Indian Super League 800080
East Bengal 2020–21 Indian Super League 100010
Career total137715000101537

Honours

Club

Mohun Bagan
ATK

Notes

  1. Appearances in the Super Cup

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