Ukhrul: Rinreithan Shaiza put pen to paper on a season long loan deal from Delhi FC to former I League Champions Aizawl FC.
The young midfielder joins the northeastern outfit on the back of impressive showings in the Durand Cup as well as the Second Division I League with his parent club, Delhi FC.
Having plied his trades in the Second Division I League for a number of seasons (with Ozone FC earlier), Rinreithan expressed his delight in signing for a Northeastern team as well as for making the step up to the I League:
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“It feels really good to be honest. As a kid, it was my dream to play for a NE club and to represent the Northeast and I’m really thankful to the coach and the club for giving me this opportunity. I’m very thankful to the Almighty for always guiding me in my career. I don’t have words to express my feelings. It’s like all the hard work in the past years has paid off and I’m gonna work even harder now,” Shaiza said speaking exclusively to Ukhrul Times.
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The 2021-22 season of the I League will start from December 2021 and run till April 2022 with all the matches to be played at Kolkata. Rinreithan joins Khanngam Horam (TRAU FC), Thomyo L Shimray (Real Kashmir), and Mayosing Khongreiwo (Sreenidhi Deccan FC) in the list of Tangkhul footballers playing in the I-League.