ATK Mohun Bagan

'Happy & proud to be part of ATK Mohun Bagan,' claims new signing Florentin Pogba

Arjun Singh Devgan
Florentin Pogba will play for ATK Mohun Bagan in the upcoming ISL season
Florentin Pogba will play for ATK Mohun Bagan in the upcoming ISL season / Kevin C. Cox/GettyImages
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Indian Super League (ISL) side, ATK Mohun Bagan created headlines on Saturday when they announced the signing of Florentin Pogba from FC Sochaux-Montbeliard ahead of the upcoming 2022-23 season.

Florentin who is the brother of France superstar, Paul Pogba is a statement signing for the Mariners considering that he has vast experience, having played in several countries like France, Turkey and the United States of America.

The 31-year-old for his part revealed that he signed for the Mariners as it is one of the biggest clubs in the country and cannot wait to play in front of the fans at the historic Salt Lake Stadium.

"I’m really happy and proud to be part of ATK Mohun Bagan, one of the biggest clubs in the country. This is such an honour. I wanted a new challenge. Coming to India, to discover a new country, new championship, new clubs & new fans is such a good challenge for me. Above all, to be part of this big club's history," he said on signing for ATK Mohun Bagan.

"Fans are the heart & soul of a club. With them, we go further. I have always loved playing with the fervour of full stadiums. Can’t wait to join the team and play games in Kolkata to live and feel that special atmosphere.

"I’m really happy to become a Mariner and I can promise you that I’ll do my best to win trophies together. Looking forward to meeting you really soon in Kolkata," the defender added.

In addition to the numerous clubs that he has played for, Pogba has also made 31 appearances for the Guinea national team so far.

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