Nepal International Rohit Chand has signed contract with Indonesian Club Persija Jakarta.
Chand signed a deal today in Jakarta.
The contract is for one season effective from April 7, 2017 to January 7, 2018. Monetary deal hasn't been revealed but it is learned that Chand has received handsome salary plus home/away - draw/win bonus.
He was with T-Team FC, Malaysian Club last year but he had to quit the club due to third degree ACL injury. He made a come back after a year of his ACL surgery
He played domestic tournaments; 15th Aaha!Rara Gold Cup, Far Western Khaptad Gold Cup; 2nd Shiekh Kamal International Club Cup and AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualification away match against Philippines after his surgery.
He participated in club's training session and also played a friendly match against Indonesia U22 before signing the deal with the club.
Rohit is very well known name for Persija Jakarta. He played two and half season from the club in between 2012 to 2015.
"I am very glad to be back to Persija. It was tough situation for me after knee injury but I worked hard to gain my fitness and form back. I am thankful to my agent for making this deal. And big thank you to my brother Robin Chand for staying behind me all the time", said Rohit.
Parsija coach Stefano Cugurra said he was excited to sign Rohit.
"Rohit impressed me in training session and in a friendly match against Indonesia U22. I will use him as a midfielder and sometimes as a second striker", Cugurra said.
Agent Dr. Tika was involved in the deal.
She said, "Coach had two options for Asian quota. But Rohit was better than Iraqi national player Anmar Almubaraki".
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