(Last Updated on : 12-10-2015)
Sushil Kumar Singh is an Indian football player, currently playing for Atletico de Kolkata
in 2015 Indian Super League
Early Life of Sushil Kumar Singh
Sushil Kumar Singh was born on 3rd January in the year 1982 in Manipur
, Indian state.
Career of Sushil Kumar Singh
Sushil Kumar Singh started his football career at Mahindra United
in the I-League
and was one of Mahindra's best players when on the pitch scoring eight goals in eleven games while with Mahindra till Mahindra disbanded.
Career of Sushil Kumar Singh in I League
After Mahindra United disbanded, Sushil Kumar Singh joined another I-League club. It was Kingfisher East Bengal Football Club. During his first season with East Bengal Football Club in 2010-2011, he played well. Sushil Kumar Singh played in five games and scored one goal.
Career of Sushil Kumar Singh in United Sikkim F.C
In July 2011, it was reported that United Sikkim
F.C. of the I-League 2nd Division have signed Singh on a one year contract after Singh talked with Baichung Bhutia
Career of Sushil Kumar Singh in Shillong Lajong
On 25th January 2012, it was announced that Kumar Singh has signed back into the I-League with Shillong Lajong FC
Career of Sushil Kumar Singh in Atletico de Kolkata
Signalling his steady decline in match-readiness and age, in July 2015, Sushil Kumar Singh was drafted to play for Atletico de Kolkata
in the 2015 Indian Super League
, being ineligible for any of the auctions.
Career of Sushil Kumar Singh in International Arena
Sushil Kumar Singh has represented the India national football team several times. In 2009, he led the India U-23 team to the SAFF championship where he scored from a free kick against Bangladesh to help India go into the finals and face Maldives. Sushil Kumar Singh scored his third goal for India's seniors against Qatar in India's historic 2-1 victory away from home. He was then selected by Indian National Football Team for the 2011 SAFF Championship in which he played in two matches, including the final and scored one goal which came in the final in which India won 4-0 over Afghanistan on 11th December 2011.