East Bengal FC forward Naorem Mahesh Singh was adjudged the Emerging Player of the Month for November 2022 which is a prize given to the best young player in the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) every month. 

A total of 13 experts vote to decide the winners and every expert has to pick their top three candidates. The candidate with the most vote points wins the award. 

10 out of the 13 experts picked Naorem Mahesh as their first pick making him the clear winner for November 2022. FC Goa’s Anwar Ali finished second just ahead of Odisha FC’s Nadhakumar Sekar. 

The Red and Gold brigade recorded two wins in November and scored six goals in four matches. Naorem Mahesh provided assists for all four goals that East Bengal FC scored in the two matches they won away at Jamshedpur FC and Bengaluru FC. 

Against Jamshedpur FC, Naorem Mahesh became the first Indian to provide three assists in a match as Stephen Constantine’s team won 3-1 at the Furnace. 

Naorem Mahesh is the second player to win the award this season after Mumbai City FC’s Mehtab Singh won the award for October 2022.