Sumit Rathi says Habas is God to him & 5 replacement’s can help him out this season
Indian Super League (ISL) season 6 Emerging Player of the year Sumit Rathi is still under the shock that he’s the only player from Uttarpradesh and wearing India’s top division club ATKMB’s jersey and Indian National team’s cap.
In an interaction with ATKMB media, Sumit Rath shared his experiences and expectations about this season.
Sumit Rathi says Habas is God to him
“Sir (Antonio Lopez Habas) told me, be ready, you will play at any time. In the Odisha match, coach sir gave me a chance in the place of dropped Anas Da. Then I played almost all the matches. He is God to me. I put a picture of my childhood coach sir in the flat given by the club. I have also put a picture of Habas there to show respect.” Sumit Rathi told ATKMB media.
Sumit Rathi says the day he selected for the senior team he couldn’t sleep that night
“I could not sleep that night when I was called to play for the senior team, like the night after being the champion in the last year. Those two days are the red-letter days of my life.”
Sumit Rathi says this time maybe 5 replacements can help him out to play in the side
“This time, five players will get a chance to play in replacement. I will prove myself if I get a chance. Coach Sir has always said that professionals have to be prepared to deal with any situation. I’m getting ready.”Sumit Rathi concluded.