Left-back Subashish Bose's defending skills proves beneficial for Mumbai City FC

Bose made his professional debut for Sporting Goa in the I-League on 6 February 2016 against Bengaluru FC. Later, Bose signed for Mumbai City FC for two years at the beginning of 2018–19 season

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Mumbai City FC is one of the Indian Super League (ISL) franchisees, that has managed to hold its fort strong when it came to defence. The club might have not won an ISL cup but over the years has definitely given the rival clubs a hard time. One of the crucial contributors to which have been its defenders.

One such defender who holds the charge for protecting Mumbai nets along with goalkeeper Amrinder Singh is Subashish Bose. Bose is an Indian footballer who plays as a left-back for Mumbai City and the Indian football team. Born on August 18, 1995 (age 23), Bose made his professional debut for Sporting Goa in the I-League on February 6, 2016, against Bengaluru FC.

The youngster came on as a 57th-minute substitute for Nicholas Fernandes as Sporting Goa won 2–1. After which, on July 8, 2016, he managed to bag a spot in the team as he was signed for Sporting Goa on a permanent basis from Churchill Brothers.

Representing India

Bose was named Indian captain for SAFF cup 2018 against Srilanka. He led India in the SAFF Cup but only to lose final 2-1 to the Maldives despite dominating the tournament. In the Asian Cup, India showed so much promise with 4-1 win over Thailand but failed to qualify for the knockout stages.

The Stint With Bengaluru FC

His consistent performances surely did earn him a lot of attention. As a result, on July 23, 2017, he was drafted to Bengaluru FC for the ISL 2017/18 season. After which, over the 2017/18 season, he became one of the most critical players in Albert Roca's squad.

His consistent efforts as a left-back eventually earned him a spot on Stephen Constantine's list for India's upcoming AFC Cup qualifier clash against the Kyrgyz Republic.

Meanwhile, Bose missed out on Bengaluru FC's 2-3 ISL final defeat against Chennaiyin FC due to a suspension. He was a first-team regular under Albert Roca and throughout his stint with Bengaluru FC, he played 18 games for the club in their first season in ISL.

Mumbai City FC

After a year with BFC, new coach and manager, Jorge Costa signed Subashish Bose for Mumbai City FC on a two-year contract at the beginning of 2018–19 season.

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