Ace goalkeeper Arindam Bhattacharya on Saturday stepped down as SC East Bengal captain in one more setback for the red-and-gold brigade who’re but to win a match from 11 outings within the Indian Super League.
“I’ve always been honest about the way I’ve played the game. And at this moment due to circumstances around me, I am stepping down as the captain of SC East Bengal,” the 32-year-old introduced on Twitter.
“Like always, I will give the club, the shirt, and the supporters nothing short of 100% every single time I get on the pitch. And while I am off it, I will be there to help in whatever way needed. Let’s finish the season in the best possible way,” he added.
Like all the time, I’ll give the membership, the shirt, and the supporters nothing wanting 100% each single time I get on the pitch. And whereas I’m off it, I can be there to assist in no matter means wanted. Let’s end the season in the very best means.
— Arindam Bhattacharya (@ArindamGK) January 15, 2022
Bhattacharya, who was given the Golden Gloves with most clear sheets in ATK Mohun Bagan’s runners-up end final season, switched allegiance to SCEB of their second ISL look and was made the captain.
But issues didn’t did no go as per his expectation as he struggled with a porous defence at his disposal, conceding 9 objectives from seven matches this season.
He additionally struggled with an damage that stored him out in 4 video games this season.
East Bengal, who’ve six factors with six attracts and 5 losses, subsequent face FC Goa right here on January 19.