Bhubaneswar: Odisha FC has signed 26-year-old Indian defender Lalruatthara ahead of the eighth season of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL). He has penned a two-year deal with the Bhubaneswar-based side with an option to extend for a third year.
Lalruatthara started his professional career with Aizawl FC in 2015 and was a part of their I-League title-winning side. He was signed for the Kerala Blasters in 2017 and was awarded the Hero ISL Emerging Player of the Season in his maiden appearance in the League.
A promising defender from his teenage, Lalruatthara has represented India at the senior and under 23 levels as well.
Speaking about his new journey with Odisha FC, Lalruatthara stated, “I look forward to adorn the Odisha FC jersey and give my best to the club. I am thrilled to play under a new system, coach, staff and am excited to learn new things to improve my game.”