Shilton Paul: Leaving Mohun Bagan is like a surreal feeling. wants to start everything from scratch
Former Mohun Bagan goalkeeper and current Bhwanipur FC goalkeeper Shilton Paul wants to promote his club to to I-League main division. The Two times I-League champions has moved to his new club after serving 15 years for Mohun Bagan. Mohun Bagan merged to ATK this year and Shilton Paul has to changed his beloved club this season.
After staring his career from Kalyani still he playing at the top level even after 20 years. And this time he joined I-League second division club Bhwanipur FC.
In an intaraction with I-League media Shilton Paul shared his future plan.
Shilton Paul says after serving Mohun Bagan for 14 years now everything is a fresh and new challenge
“Amidst the pandemic and lockdown I couldn’t just sit back and keep waiting for the normalcy to come back. As the situation is a bit better in this area, I decided to move to Habra from Kolkata.
“After having a fourteen-year-long career in Mohun Bagan now I have a few fresh challenges in front of me. I am ready to take them head-on. Before joining Churchill Brothers, this Hero I-League qualifier will provide me with a perfect opportunity to assess my abilities and where I do need some fine-tuning. Shifting to Habra certainly laid out more opportunities to train without much fuss.” Shilton Paul told I-League Media.
Shilton Paul thanked his coach Monotosh Roy
“This is my ancestral place and I have grown up here. I never hesitate to go there whenever I want to. The Gostha Paul Football Academy, Habra allowed me to use their ground and equipment for training. Moreover, I would like to thank my coach Monotosh Roy who helped me a lot since the lockdown started.”
Shilton Paul says leaving Mohun Bagan is like a surreal feeling
“It’s a surreal feeling. You can imagine the amount of emotional connection I could have with the club who I have played for fourteen years. But as a senior professional, I’ll have more responsibility in Bhawanipore FC and I’m ready to accept those fresh challenges.”
Shilton Paul says he wants to qualify Bhwanipore Fc to I-League main division
“As a professional, every match is equally important for me and now my focus is to help Bhawanipore FC qualify to Hero I-League. There are some promising youngsters alongside the experienced seniors in the mix and the synergy is perfect. If we can play up to our potential and execute the plans, the target can be surely achieved.”Shilton Paul concluded.