Kochi: Keralite footballer K P Rahul who played in the Under-17 Indian World cup team will play for Kerala Blasters FC (KBFC) in the next Indian Super League season. With this, KBFC will have five players who have represented India in the Under-17 WC. Besides Rahul, Dhiraj Singh, Jeakson Singh, Mohammed Rakip and Nongdamba Naorem are the other former U-17 players.
Thrissur native Rahul had played for the Indian Arrows in the last I-league season. In that season, he scored 2 goals from 17 matches. He has 3 goals under his belt in the 2018-19 I-league season.
In the Super Cup qualifier, he had played for the team which defeated Kerala Blasters.