Collin Abranches

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Collin Abranches
Collin abranches at mumbai fc press confernce.jpg
Personal information
Full name Collin Abranches
Date of birth (1991-12-12) 12 December 1991 (age 29)
Place of birth Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Air India
2012–2013 Salgaocar 15 (0)
2013–2014 Mohammedan 16 (0)
2015 Mumbai 4 (0)
2016 Ozone
2017–2018 Bengaluru 0 (0)
2018–2019 Gokulam Kerala 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Collin Abranches (born 12 December 1991) is an Indian professional footballer who last played as a defender for I-League side Gokulam Kerala.

Career[edit]

Air India[edit]

In early 2011 Collin signed for local Mumbai club Air India FC who play in the national I-League.[citation needed] On 9 January 2011, Collin played and scored in his first ever professional match for Air India in an I-League match against HAL.[1] He then scored his second career goal against Dempo on 18 December 2011.[2]

Salgaocar[edit]

Abranches made his debut for Salgaocar F.C. on 22 September 2012 during a Federation Cup match against United Sikkim F.C. at the JRD Tata Sports Complex in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand; Salgaocar won the match 0–3.[3]

Mohammedan[edit]

On 31 May 2013, it was confirmed that Abranches had signed for Mohammedan along with Sandeep Sangha.[4] He made his debut for Mohammedan in the I-League on 21 September 2013 against Pune F.C. at the Salt Lake Stadium and played the whole match; as Mohammedan lost the match 1–3.[5]

Mumbai FC[edit]

On 16 September 2014, Mumbai FC announced that they have signed Collin Abranches.[6]

Ozone FC[edit]

In July 2016, Abranches joined Bengaluru based I-League 2nd Division club Ozone. He played all the 6 preliminary round matches of 2016–17 I-League 2nd Division.[7] However, the club failed to progress to the final round of the league and finished third in their group.[8]

Bengaluru FC[edit]

On 24 July 2017, Abranches was drafted by Indian Super League debutants Bengaluru FC.[9] After being an unused substitute for both the legs of the club's AFC Cup matches against 4.25 Sports Club of North Korea, he made his debut in the same tournament, starting in a 1—0 defeat against Tajik club Istiklol.[10]On 8 July 2018 Bengaluru FC released him along with four other players.[11]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Statistics accurate as of 17 May 2015

Club Season League Cup AFC Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Air India 2010–11 23 1 3 3 0 0 26 1 3
2011–12 25 1 5 3 0 0 28 1 5
Salgaocar 2012-13 22 1 2 4 0 0 26 1 2
Mohammedan 2013-14 20 1 7 10 0 0 30 1 7
Mumbai FC 2014-15 4 0 0 4 0 0 8 0 0
Bengaluru FC 2017- 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Career total 94 4 17 24 0 0 1 0 0 119 4 17

References[edit]

  1. ^ "India - Collin Abranches". soccerway. Retrieved 25 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Air India 2-0 Dempo: The Pilots Stun The Boys From Goa As They Hand Them Their Third Consecutive Defeat". goal.com. Retrieved 21 December 2011.
  3. ^ "United Sikkim 0-3 Salgaocar". Goal.com. Retrieved 17 May 2013.
  4. ^ "Mohammedan Sporting rope in Collin Abranches and Sandeep Sangha". Goal.com. Retrieved 1 December 2013.
  5. ^ Bera, Kaustav. "Mohammedan Sporting 1-3 Pune FC: Red Lizards kick-start their campaign in style". Goal.com. Retrieved 21 September 2013.
  6. ^ "Collin Abranches joins Mumbai FC". sports-nova.com. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
  7. ^ "I-League: Collin Abranches : "I want to prove myself in Ozone FC"". Goal. 1 July 2016. Retrieved 20 October 2017.
  8. ^ "2nd Division I-League : Ozone FC Fail To Qualify For Final Round; Neroca May Too". Feverpitch. 25 February 2017. Retrieved 20 October 2017.
  9. ^ "Bengaluru FC retain 5, sign 8 new players". Bangalore Mirror. 24 July 2017. Retrieved 20 October 2017.
  10. ^ "Abranches: It's a dream to play for Bengaluru". The AFC. 16 October 2017. Retrieved 20 October 2017.
  11. ^ "Bengaluru FC releases Calvin Abhishek, Abhra Mondal, Joyner Lourenco". twitter.com. Retrieved 22 August 2018.

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