Kean Lewis

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Kean Lewis
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-09-19) 19 September 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth Thane, Maharashtra, India
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Bengaluru FC
Number 8
Youth career
2006 PIFA
2006–2008 Mahindra United
2008–2010 Tata FA
2010–2013 Fairleigh Dickinson Knights
2014–2015 Houston Dynamo U23
2015 Laredo Heat
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2017 Mohun Bagan 7 (0)
2016Delhi Dynamos (loan) 14 (4)
2017–2018 Pune City 7 (0)
2018– Bengaluru 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 June 2018

Kean Lewis (born 19 September 1992) is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Bengaluru FC in the Indian Super League.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Born in Thane, Lewis began his career with PIFA.[1] At the age of 14 he was invited to Leicester City for a trial with their academy.[1] before joining the youth side of Mahindra United and then Tata Football Academy in 2008. In 2010, Lewis moved to the United States where he played for the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights while completing his education.[1]

After graduating, Lewis moved to Houston, Texas where he joined the under-23 side of Houston Dynamo.[1] He also had a spell with the Laredo Heat of the Premier Development League.

Mohun Bagan[edit]

In July 2015, Lewis trialed with Mohun Bagan, the reigning I-League champions.[1] before signing with Bagan.[2] Initially appearing in the Calcutta Football League, the state league, Lewis made his professional debut for Bagan on 9 January 2016 against Aizawl, starting the match and playing 90 minutes as his team won 3–1. He was awarded Man of the Match in his second game against Bengaluru FC, who then go on to become champions during the season.[3]

Bengaluru FC[edit]

On 3 June 2018, Bengaluru FC announced signing of Kean Lewis for 2018–19 season.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 25 May 2017[5]
Club Season League Federation Cup Durand Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Mohun Bagan 2015–16 I-League 6 0 0 0 4 0 10 0
2016–17 I-League 1 0 0 0 4 2 5 2
Delhi Dynamos (loan) 2016 Indian Super League 14 4 14 4
Career total 21 4 0 0 0 0 8 2 29 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Bera, Koustav (22 July 2015). "I-League Watch: Houston Dynamo U-23 player Kean Lewis joins Mohun Bagan on trial". Goal.com. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Mohun Bagan Rope in Midfielder Kean Lewis". New Indian Express. 8 August 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Mohun Bagan 3-1 Aizawl". Soccerway.
  4. ^ "HE'S KEAN, HE'S BLUE! We've added some pace on the flanks as @KeanFLewis joins Bengaluru for the 2018-19 season. #WelcomeKean". 3 June 2018.
  5. ^ Kean Lewis at Soccerway

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