Mohun Bagan Rope In Nepali Wonderkid Bimal Magar

Saturday, 27 January 2018|Media Release

Mohun Bagan have roped in Bimal Gharti Magar a Nepalese national team player for the 17-18 season. The young Nepal prodigy had spent trials spells in some of the biggest Clubs in Europe, he was invited by Dutch side FC Twente for a 2 week trial, where he impressed all with his skills.

His major stint came in March 2014 when he was given a Belgian visa to try his luck with Anderlecht FC, one of the big club of Belgium, while on trial Bimal represented Anderlecht U-16 side in three tournaments  AEGON Future Cup, Ten Brinke Bouw Tournament, and the Nuenen Tournament.

On 8 June 2014 Magar penned a new 1-year deal to join Anderlecht U-19. The ANFA confirmed that Magar's contract began from July 26, 2014 to May 31, 2015 with Anderlecht bearing all expenses. Bimal's first tournament with Anderlecht was the Copa del Agatha in St. Agatha, North Brabant, Netherlands. After scoring two goals, Bimal finished the tournament as a runner-up for RSC Anderlecht, losing 0–3 to  Atletico Parananse in the final

He is the youngest player to represent Nepal Senior National Team as made his debut at the age of 14 against Bangladesh.

The player will be arriving to Kolkata tomorrow and will join training from Monday, January 29, 2018.