Indian Super League (ISL) side Kerala Blasters FC announced the signing of Albino Gomes, a promising young goalkeeper from Goa. The 26-year old will be joining the club from Odisha FC. The Salgaocar player made his ISL debut with Mumbai City FC in 2015 from where he joined Aizwal FC on loan for the 2016-17 I-League season. Albino kept an impressive 8 clean sheets to help the club lift the title in a triumphant I-League victory that season. He was also a part of the India U-23 squad selected for the AFC U-23 qualifiers in 2016.
“I am extremely happy to join Kerala Blasters for the upcoming ISL season and look forward to play in front of the most passionate fans. The club has a beautiful vision and I feel I’m at the right place. Can’t wait to join my teammates and start prepping for the season”, says an excited Albino.
Kerala Blasters FC Sporting Director, Karolis Skinkys said “I would like to congratulate Albino on signing for the club. I trust his capabilities-both physical and mental strength and believe he is now ready to showcase his talents to become an important part of our team. I hope to see him be confident and give his maximum from day one. Wishing him the best years ahead!”