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ISL Transfer News: Odisha FC Get Raynier Fernandes on Loan from Mumbai City FC

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Last Updated: June 26, 2022, 18:08 IST

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Raynier Fernandes at Mumbai City FC (ISL)

Raynier Fernandes at Mumbai City FC (ISL)

Raynier Fernandes has come on loan to Odisha FC for a season from Mumbai City FC

Odisha FC on Sunday announced the signing of India midfielder Raynier Fernandes, an Indian Super League and Shield winner with Mumbai City FC in 2020-21.

The 26-year-old Mumbai player, who spent three fruitful seasons with the Islanders, came on board from MCFC on a season-long loan, the OFC said in a statement.

Fernandes made his international debut at the 2019 King’s Cup in Thailand and made a strong case for himself in the two games against Curacao and Thailand.

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India head coach Igor Stimac included him in the World Cup Qualifier against Afghanistan and he also got a start against Bangladesh.

Having begun his football career with Air India before representing Maharashtra in the Santosh Trophy, Fernandes’ breakthrough season came in 2017-18 with Mohun Bagan.

In his first season at the Mariners, the central midfielder won the Sikkim Governors Gold Cup and finished runners-up in the Federation Cup, I-League and the Calcutta Football League Premier Division.

He then returned to Mumbai to represent the Islanders in the Indian Super League in 2018.

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first published:June 26, 2022, 18:04 IST
last updated:June 26, 2022, 18:08 IST