Bengaluru Announces Signing of Iranian Midfielder Basafa
- September, 16, 2021 - 08:57
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Bengaluru football club announced that it has signed Iranian midfielder Iman Basafa for the upcoming season of the Indian Super League.
The 29-year-old has signed a contract that will run until the end of the 2021-22 season.
Basafa, who most recently represented Machine Sazi in the Persian Gulf Pro League, is Bengaluru FC's 10th signing of the summer.
“Iman is our man! The Blues have acquired the services of Iranian midfielder Iman Basafa on a deal that runs until the end of the 2021-22 season,” the club tweeted.
Basafa has represented his national side at the U17, U20 and U23 levels but has never been capped by the senior team.
In a statement released by the club on Tuesday, Basafa said he was excited to contribute to the team's cause, firstpost.com reported.
“I'm excited for what lies ahead, for myself and for our team, and I hope to be able to contribute. BFC is a champion team with a good mentality, and I am looking forward to meeting my new teammates and working hard for the season," Basafa said.