Laxmikant Kattimani

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Laxmikant Kattimani
Personal information
Full name Laxmikant Kattimani
Date of birth (1989-05-03) 3 May 1989 (age 29)
Place of birth Cansaulim, Goa, India[1]
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
FC Goa
Number 27
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Vasco
2009–2014 Dempo
2014 FC Goa 2 (0)
2014–2015 Dempo 20 (0)
2014 FC Goa 13 (0)
2015–2016 Dempo
2016– FC Goa 23 (0)
2016–2017Mumbai (loan) 17 (0)
National team
India U19
2009–2011 India U23 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 November 2017

Laxmikant Kattimani (born 3 May 1989) is an Indian association footballer who plays for FC Goa as a goalkeeper.

Club career[edit]

Born in Goa, Kattimani started his senior professional career with local club Vasco in 2008. In the following year, he switched to another Goan club Dempo and went on to represent the club for seven years.[2] He won the I-League twice (2009–10 and 2011–12) with the side.[3]

On 24 July 2014, Kattimani was drafted by FC Goa for their first even Indian Super League campaign.[4] He was retained by the franchise in the following year.[5] He featured for the club in the final match against Chennaiyin FC, which FC Goa lost by 3–2. He scored an own goal in the final minutes of the match.[6]

Kattimani returned to Dempo for the 2015–16 I-League 2nd Division campaign[7] and went on to win promotion to the I-League.[8] Followingly he returned to FC Goa for the 2016 Indian Super League season.[9] In December 2016, he joined I-League club Mumbai on a loan deal.[2]

On 5 July 2017, FC Goa announced that they had retained Kattimani, who signed a three year contract with the franchise.[10]

International career[edit]

Kattimani was included in the India under-23 team which won the 2009 SAFF Championship.[11] He further represented the junior squad which competed in the 2010 Asian Games.[12]

On 5 July 2011, India national football team manager Armando Colaco called him to the squad for friendlies against Maldives and Qatar.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Laxmikant Kattimani". Dempo Sports Club. Retrieved 20 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Laxmikant Kattimani - "Believe In Us, We Will Give Our Best"". Mumbai F.C. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  3. ^ "Mumbai FC rope in custodian Laxmikant Kattimani". The Indian Express. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  4. ^ "Indian players' draft process ends". The Hindu. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  5. ^ "FC Goa sign four new players". Times of India. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  6. ^ "ISL Final: Chennaiyin FC snatch victory from the jaws of defeat to beat FC Goa 3-2 in thriller". First Post. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  7. ^ "Dempo SC notch up big win in 2nd Division League". Dempos. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  8. ^ "Dempo SC return to the I-League is a much-needed boost for flagging Goan football". Khel Now. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  9. ^ "ISL 2 runners-up FC Goa all set for Rio adventure". DNA India. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  10. ^ "ISL: FC Goa retain local boys Mandar Rao Dessai and Laxmikant Kattimani". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  11. ^ "Indian Super League - Laxmikant Kattimani: It was a hard fought victory for us". Goal. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  12. ^ "India In Asian Games : Team Profile". The Hard Tackle. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  13. ^ "India select squad for football friendlies". News18. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 

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