Abhishek Das

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Abhishek Das
Personal information
Full name Abhishek Das
Date of birth (1993-09-15) 15 September 1993 (age 23)
Place of birth Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Chennaiyin
Number 15
Youth career
Tata FA
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2016 East Bengal
2010–2011 Pailan Arrows (loan)
2012–2013 United Sikkim (loan) 14 (0)
2014 Chennaiyin (loan) 4 (0)
2015 Chennaiyin (loan) 3 (0)
2016 Mohun Bagan 3 (0)
2016– Chennaiyin 1 (0)
National team
2007 India U16
2009 India U19
2011 India U23
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 December 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 December 2016

Abhishek Das (born 15 November 1993) is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a right back for Chennaiyin in the Indian Super League.

Club career[edit]

East Bengal[edit]

Das began playing football from the age of 4 and eventually joined the Tata Football Academy.[1] In 2010, Das graduated from the Tata Football Academy and signed for East Bengal of the I-League but was then sent on loan to Pailan Arrows, then known as the AIFF XI. [1] After spending the 2010–11 at Arrows, he returned to East Bengal. The 2011–12 season started off well for Das as he was included in East Bengal's 2011 Federation Cup squad. [2] He made his first team debut for East Bengal against Mohammedan on 17 September 2011 during the Federation Cup.[3]

Abhishek represented Chennaiyin FC for the 2014 Indian Super League. [4] He was retained by the club will also play for Chennaiyin in the 2015 Indian Super League season.[5]

International career[edit]

Das made his youth international debut at the under-23 level for India U23 against Myanmar in the 2012 Olympic Qualifiers on 23 February 2011.[6] He then made his second start for India U23 in the next match against Myanmar in the second leg which ended in a 1-1 draw but a 3-2 victory for India on aggregate.[7] He then continued his run with the India U23 team during the 2nd Round of Olympic Qualifiers against Qatar.[8] The match ended 3-1 in Qatar's favor. He was still not done though with the India U23 team as he still played during the second leg of the Olympic Qualifiers against Qatar U23 which ended with India getting knocked out of the qualifiers 4-2 on aggregate after the match ended in a 1-1 tie.[9]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Statistics accurate as of 30 May 2015[10][11]

Club Season League Federation Cup Durand Cup AFC Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
East Bengal 2011–12 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
United Sikkim (loan) 2012–13 14 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
East Bengal 2012–13 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 0
2013–14 10 1 2 0 0 0 12 1
Chennaiyin FC (loan) 2014 4 0 4 0
East Bengal 2014–15 10 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 15 0
Career total 38 1 10 0 0 0 2 0 50 1

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