Chennaiyin FC Signs Mizoram's Lalchhuanmawia Fanai And Manipur's Reagan Singh
Chennaiyin FC Signs Mizoram's Lalchhuanmawia Fanai And Manipur's Reagan Singh. Courtesy: ISL

Chennaiyin FC Signs Mizoram's Lalchhuanmawia Fanai And Manipur's Reagan Singh

September 18, 2020

Chennaiyin FC signs Mizoram's Lalchhuanmawia Fanai and Manipur's Reagan Singh for the 2020-21 season of the Hero Indian Super League or Hero ISL.

Fanai (31) is better known as ‘Chhuantea’, along with 29-year-old Reagan joined the two-time Hero ISL champions Chennaiyin FC on free transfers.

"Fanai and Reagan Singh are important additions to our squad in the key full-back positions," said Chennaiyin FC head coach Csaba László on the duo’s arrival.

"They bring valuable experience of playing in the Hero ISL and will have a vital role to play in our efforts to push for success in the upcoming season," he added.

"I welcome both of them to the Chennaiyin family, and look forward to working with them," László was further reported as saying by

"I am delighted to join Chennaiyin FC and am really excited about working with the new coach and achieving his vision for the club," said Chhuantea.

"This will be a unique ISL season and I can’t wait to meet the boys in Goa and get the ball rolling," he added.

Sharing his views, Reagan said, "I am very happy to join one of the most successful clubs in the ISL."

"Chennaiyin FC is a unique team with a great fan base, and I promise to contribute to the best of my ability in our efforts to bring a third ISL title to Chennai," Reagan added.

Chhuantea made his professional debut for Punjab side JCT in the Hero I- League before playing for Shillong Lajong.

He then signed for Bengaluru FC, with whom he won the 2014-15 Federation Cup and 2015-16 Hero I-League.

Chhuantea then featured for Mumbai City FC and FC Pune City in the Hero ISL, as both outfits reached the play-offs in the 2016 and 2017-18 campaigns, respectively.

He turned out for Odisha FC in the 2019-20 season.

Chhuantea is also a former India international and 2015 South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship winner.

Reagan began his professional career at Royal Wahingdoh in the I-League in 2012.

After spending three years at the Shillong-based club, Reagan signed for NorthEast United FC in the ISL, where he made 69 appearances over the last five seasons.

He played in 18 of NEUFC’s 21 games of the 2018-19 season as they made it to the semi-final stage.

Reagan has also had spells at Salgaocar S.C. and Mumbai FC in the I-League.

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