Namgyal Bhutia, the Bengaluru FC defender, has played in the majority of the club's Indian Super League matches in 2023/2024, making 10 appearances overall and playing 645 minutes. He has started in eight of these appearances across their 17 fixtures and been used as a substitute on two occasions. Bhutia last appeared in a competition game on December 16, playing only one minute for Bengaluru FC versus Jamshedpur FC in a 1-0 win. A home match against Kerala Blasters FC on March 2 is the club's next Indian Super League match for Bengaluru FC, who have 18 points and are in eighth place. Last season for Bengaluru FC, Bhutia made 10 Indian Super League appearances. Bhutia linked up with Bengaluru FC in January 2020 from Indian Arrows, for whom he made two league appearances in total.