Jamshedpur’s prodigal son Mobashir returns to the Men of Steel

Mobashir Rahman, the talented 26-year-old midfielder, has returned to his home club Jamshedpur and is set to play for two seasons with a performance based extension for another. Mobashir was a vital cog in Jamshedpur FC's triumphant ISL Shield winning campaign in 2021-22. His impressive performances yielded in 2 goals and 4 assists previously for the Men of Steel.

The move exhibits Head Coach Khalid Jamil’s philosophy of acquiring experienced winners while balancing youth and homegrown talent.

Mobashir Rahman's return to his hometown club was emotional as he exuded joy and commitment and said, “Rejoining Jamshedpur FC is an honour and privilege to represent my motherland once again. I'm thrilled to be back at the Furnace, where my ISL journey began. I'm committed to delivering my best performances and making my family, the fans, and Jamshedpur proud. I'm indebted to Coach Khalid Jamil for placing his trust in me, and I aim to justify his faith by continuously striving for excellence under his leadership.”

Mobashir Rahman, a sturdy and skilled midfielder with roots in Jamshedpur, brings solid presence to the midfield of the Men of Steel. Mobashir's football journey began following in his father's footsteps who had previously represented Bihar. He joined the Chandigarh Football Academy in 2012 and was later chosen in the esteemed Tata Football Academy in 2014, where he won the prestigious IFA Shield. After being part of JFC youth teams (TFA), Mobashir graduated to the Jamshedpur FC Reserves squad and made his ISL debut for the Men of Steel in 2018. In 2022, he made a move to East Bengal FC and subsequently had a brief loan spell at Chennaiyin FC in 2024.

“I welcome Mobashir Rahman back. As a local lad and product of the Tata Football Academy, this move holds great significance. I've watched him grow and develop as a player, and this season presents a crucial opportunity for him to shine. Although a young player, he now has ISL experience under his belt and hence have high expectations. He'll need to push himself to the limit to earn his place in the team and prove his worth to the club, as there's stiff competition in his position” said Head Coach Khalid Jamil.

Mobashir Rahman homecoming signifies more than just a boost to the team's midfield depth. It embodies the club's dedication to fostering and celebrating local talent, providing a platform for homegrown players to shine. Mobashir with regain the jersey number 15 and join his teammates in July for the pre-season. This move marks a proud return for the local lad, and fans can't wait to see him in action while representing Jamshedpur and Jharkhand.

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