Nandhakumar Sekar is an East Bengal FC attacker who has appeared in every one of the side's eight Indian Super League matches in 2023/2024 and accumulated 590 minutes of playing time, being selected in the starting XI in six of these and coming on as a substitute on two occasions. The last league game that Sekar played came on December 9 for East Bengal FC against Punjab FC; a meeting that he played 62 minutes in during a 0-0 stalemate. The 27-year-old ranks fourth for assists this Indian Super League campaign having created three goals for his team-mates. In addition, he has netted two goals - making him also tied as the team's second-top league scorer.He opened his account for the campaign against NorthEast United FC on December 4, scoring twice during a 5-0 victory.In the side's next Indian Super League fixture on December 16, East Bengal FC - who are in sixth place in the standings on nine points - face a trip to Mumbai City FC.Last season for Odisha FC, Sekar made 20 Indian Super League appearances, scored six goals and provided one assist. Sekar moved to East Bengal FC in June 2023 from Odisha FC, for whom he made 82 league appearances in total, scoring 10 goals and providing 11 assists.