ODISHA FC HAVE signed Lalthathanga Khawlhring, popularly known as Puitea, on a 3 year deal from Mohun Bagan.
The central midfielder, who was part of the Mariners' ISL playoffs winning team last season, has moved over to the Juggernauts for what's being reported as a club record transfer fee.
The 25 year old got an early start in top division football at DSK Shivajians. Since then, he has played regularly for NorthEast United, Aizawl FC and Kerala Blasters before joining Mohun Bagan during the December 2022 transfer window.
Odisha FC, who won the Super Cup 2023, are about to make their debut in Asian football at the AFC Cup 2023-24. Their reinforcement of the core of the team is an indication of their international ambitions.