Defender Hira Mondal leaves Bengaluru FC
Hira Mondal has left Bengaluru FC after both parties decided to mutually terminate his existing contract, the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) club announced through a social media post on Monday.
The 25-year-old defender hailing from Kolkata had joined Bengaluru FC from East Bengal FC at the start of the 2022-2023 season. The defender was one of the standout performers in what was a rather difficult season for the Red and Gold Brigade and deciced to shift base after receiving an offer from the Blues.
Mondal played a part in Bengaluru FC’s Durand Cup triumph but didn't feature for the Simon Grayson's side in the Hero ISL.
A full-back who loves to push forward into attacking positions, Mondal was rewarded with a place in the Team of the season in the I-League after his stellar campaign with Mohammedan SC. A full-back who loves to go forward, Mondal came into the limelight after his commendable performances for West Bengal Santosh Trophy team and helping Mohammaden SC win the 2nd division I- League. Mondal has represented Kolkata-based clubs Rainbow SC, Tollygunge Agragami, and Peerless. He started his youth career with Calcutta Port Trust in 2015.