Karanjit Singh

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Karanjit Singh
Personal information
Full name Karanjit Singh
Date of birth (1986-01-08) 8 January 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Chennai City
(on loan from Chennaiyin)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2010 JCT
2010–2016 Salgaocar 70 (0)
2015 Chennaiyin (loan) 4 (0)
2016− Chennaiyin 9 (0)
2017− Chennai City (loan) 6 (0)
National team
2008–2010 India U23 8 (0)
2010– India 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:53, 26 December 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 06:53, 1 September 2015 (UTC)

Karanjit Singh (born 1986) is an Indian football player. He is currently playing for Chennai City on loan from Chennaiyin in the Indian Super League in India as a Goalkeeper.

Early life[edit]

Karanjit Singh was born on 8 January 1986 at Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India.[2] Karanjit Singh started playing football when he was 15. At one of the local tournaments, he was spotted by the former national coach, Sukhwinder Singh. Subsequently, in 2004, he was called for JCT FC.[3]



Singh played six years for JCT FC from 2004 to 2010 and earned huge praise while with the club.


For the I-League 2010-11 season Singh signed for fellow I-League side Salgaocar. After one season with Salgaocar, Singh helped the Goans to the I-League championship.


Singh made his debut for India against the United Arab Emirates on 23 July 2011 coming off the bench for red carded goalkeeper Subrata Pal.

On 11 December 2011 Singh helped India win the 2011 SAFF Cup with a 4-0 victory of Afghanistan. During the course of the tournament held by India Singh started all of India's five matches and kept three clean sheets while only conceding two goals throughout the tournament. During the Final Singh had to make to crucial saves in order to preserve India's chances.[4]

International statistics[edit]

As of 5 March 2014[5]
India national team
Year Apps Goals
2011 9 0
2012 3 0
2013 3 0
2014 1 0
2015 1 0
Total 17 0




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