Sanjay Balmuchu

Sanjay Balmuchu (born 5 January 1992) is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Mumbai City FC in the Indian Super League.

Sanjay Balmuchu
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-01-05) 5 January 1992
Place of birth West Singhbhum, Jharkhand, India
Playing position Center-back, Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Mumbai City FC
Number TBA
Youth career
Tata FA
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Churchill Brothers 20 (0)
2015 Mohammedan 8 (0)
2015–2016 Mohun Bagan 4 (0)
2016 FC Goa 11 (0)
2017–2018 Chennaiyin 1 (0)
2018 Jamshedpur 1 (0)
2019— Mumbai City FC 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 July 2018

Career

Churchill Brothers

After graduating from the Tata Football Academy, Balmuchu was announced as a Churchill Brothers player on 13 July 2012 for their I-League campaign.[1] He made his professional debut for the club on 4 January 2013 against Shillong Lajong. He started and played the whole match as Churchill Brothers won 6–0.[2] While with the club, Balmuchu was a part of the 2012–13 I-League winning team, and the 2013–14 Indian Federation Cup sides.[3][4]

After Churchill Brothers were expelled from the I-League, Balmuchu continued to play for the club in the Goa Professional League and Durand Cup.[5][6] He eventually left Churchill Brothers to sign for Mohammedan of the I-League 2nd Division.[7]

Mohun Bagan

After some time with Mohammedan, Balmuchu signed for reigning I-League champions, Mohun Bagan, on 24 June 2015.[7]

International

Balmuchu was selected into the initial squad for the India U23 side in the 2014 Asian Games.[8]

Career statistics

As of 24 June 2015[9]
Club Season League Federation Cup Durand Cup AFC Total
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Churchill Brothers 2012–13 I-League80000060140
2013–14 I-League120500060230
Career total 2005000120370

Honours

Club

Chennaiyin FC

References

  1. Noronha, Anselm (13 July 2012). "Official: Churchill Brothers SC sign Mariano Dias as head coach and Lebanese centre back Bilal Nijjarin". Goal.com. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  2. "Churchill Brothers 6-0 Shillong Lajong". Soccerway.
  3. "Churchill Brothers are I-League champions 2012-13". NDTV Sports. 7 May 2013. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  4. Mitra, Atanu (25 January 2014). "Churchill Brothers create history by winning their maiden Federation Cup title". Goal.com. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  5. "Churchill halt Laxmi Prasad's winning run". Navhind Times. 29 September 2014. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  6. Bhattacharya, Srijan (29 October 2014). "Durand Cup 2014: Pune FC Favourites To Top Group D". The Hard Tackle. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  7. Mitra, Atanu (24 June 2015). "Mohun Bagan sign Balmuchu to bolster squad for Calcutta League". Goal.com. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  8. "Indian football team's Asian Games 2014 camp kicks off". IBN Live. 1 July 2014. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  9. Sanjay Balmuchu at Soccerway
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