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Mumbai City FC signs Brandon Fernandes on a three-year contract

Fernandes is expected to inject creativity and flair into Mumbai City FC’s attack, strengthening their pursuit of further success in the upcoming season. His proven track record and dynamic playmaking skills make him a valuable addition to the Islanders.

Mumbai City FC signs Brandon Fernandes on a three-year contract
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Mumbai City FC, the reigning Indian Super League (ISL) Cup champions, announced their latest acquisition of Indian international Brandon Fernandes through their social media channels on Saturday. This strategic move is expected to bolster the team’s midfield strength ahead of the upcoming season.

Career so far...

Brandon Fernandes, an accomplished midfielder who will wear the number 10 jersey, has signed a three-year contract with the possibility of a one-year extension. At 29, Fernandes brings a wealth of experience and a decorated career to the table, including a brief stint with the Islanders in 2015. His accolades include the ISL League Winners’ Shield (2019-20), the Super Cup (2019), and the Durand Cup (2021) with FC Goa. Throughout his career, he has played 163 matches across various Indian domestic tournaments and the AFC Champions League, scoring 25 goals and providing 31 assists.

Performance in the Last Season

In the previous season, Fernandes demonstrated his skills by scoring 3 goals and providing 4 assists, including a crucial goal against Mumbai City FC in the ISL semi-final. He also created the most chances in the league, with 60 opportunities. Internationally, he has represented India in 25 matches, contributing 7 assists, further showcasing his playmaking abilities.

Additions to Mumbai City FC

Fernandes is expected to inject creativity and flair into Mumbai City FC’s attack, strengthening their pursuit of further success in the upcoming season. His proven track record and dynamic playmaking skills make him a valuable addition to the Islanders. Fernandes expressed his excitement about returning to Mumbai City FC, praising the club’s status as a leading force in Indian football and expressing his eagerness to contribute to their quest for more trophies.

Hearty Welcome from the Coaching Staff

Head Coach Petr Kratky and CEO Kandarp Chandra have high expectations for Fernandes. Kratky highlighted Fernandes' exceptional performance last season, emphasizing his technical proficiency, vision, and dedication. He believes that Fernandes will enhance the team’s dynamic and overall setup. CEO Kandarp Chandra welcomed Fernandes back, noting his talent and predicting that he would quickly become a fan favorite. Both are confident that Fernandes will have a significant positive impact on the team’s success in the upcoming seasons.

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