Baljit Sahni

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Baljit Sahni
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Personal information
Full name Baljit Singh Sahni
Date of birth (1987-01-12) 12 January 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
FC Pune City
Number 12
Youth career
JCT
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 JCT 40 (14)
2010–2015 East Bengal 31 (10)
2014Atlético de Kolkata (loan) 16 (2)
2015Atlético de Kolkata (loan) 5 (0)
2016 DSK Shivajians 12 (1)
2016 Chennaiyin 8 (0)
2017 Mumbai 4 (0)
2017– FC Pune City 11 (0)
National team
2010 India 3 (0)
* 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

Baljit Sahni (born 12 January 1987) is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a forward for FC Pune City in the Indian Super League.

Career[edit]

JCT[edit]

Sahni had played for JCT for 5 years. In the 2009–10 season he scored the first hat trick of the season against Shillong Lajong.[1] On 11 November 2009 however Sahni was seriously injured in a bike accident along with teammate Sunil Kumar Thakur in Margao, Goa while the team were preparing for an upcoming match against Salgaocar in the I-League.[2] As a result of the accident Sahni required 25 stitches and he fractured his shin.[2] At this point in the season Sahni was in top form with six goals in the opening seven matches.[2] However, on 28 January 2010 Sahni played in his first game since the accident, coming on as a second-half substitute and he even scored a goal as JCT Mills defeated Sporting Goa 2–0.[3]

East Bengal[edit]

In 2010 Sahni signed with I-League giants East Bengal.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 14 April 2015[5][6][7][8]
Club Season League Federation Cup Durand Cup AFC Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
JCT 2007–08 I-League 15 3 0 0 0 0 15 3
2008–09 I-League 12 3 2 1 4 1 18 5
2009–10 I-League 13 8 0 0 1 1 14 9
East Bengal 2010–11 I-League 6 6 0 0 0 0 6 3 12 9
2011–12 I-League 5 2 0 0 0 0 5 0 10 2
2012–13 I-League 6 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 13 0
2013–14 I-League 9 2 0 0 0 0 9 2
Atletico de Kolkata (loan) 2014 ISL 16 2 16 2
East Bengal 2014–15 I-League 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 8 0
Career total 87 24 2 1 5 2 21 3 115 20

Honours[edit]

Atlético de Kolkata

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sahni cracks hat-trick as JCT whip Lajong". Times of India. Retrieved 29 March 2013.
  2. ^ a b c "JCT's Baljit Sahni & Sunil Kumar Meet With Serious Accident". Goal.com. Retrieved 29 March 2013.
  3. ^ "I-League: JCT Beats Sporting As Baljit Sahni Scores On His Return". Goal.com. Retrieved 29 March 2013.
  4. ^ "B. SAHNI". Soccerway. Retrieved 29 March 2013.
  5. ^ https://int.soccerway.com/players/baljit-singh-sahni/71241/
  6. ^ http://www.soccerpunter.com/players/71241-Baljit-Singh-Sahni
  7. ^ http://www.jctfootball.com/news/newsCategory.aspx?NewsCatId=120
  8. ^ http://www.national-football-teams.com/player/44248/Baljit_Singh_Sahni.html

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