Former Kerala Blasters captain Jinkan has reached the milestone of 100 matches in ISL football. Jinken completed 100 ISL matches in the 2021-2022 season against FC Goa. ATK Mohan Bagan beat FC Goa 2-0 in the match.
Jinkan was in the Kerala Blasters jersey from 2014 to 2020 and then moved to ATK Mohan Bagan. Arrived in Blazers at the age of 21 and was born on July 21, 1993, on October 21, 2014. Jinken’s jersey number was 21. The Blasters Club’s No. 21 jersey has been retired in honor of Jinka. The record for most games played for the Blasters in the ISL is held by Jinken, who has played 76 games. Jinken has played in a total of 78 games for the Blasters, which is also a club record.
Sandesh Jhinkan is the 11th player to score a century in an ISL match. And the seventh defender in itself. It was only the second match against FC Goa against ATK Mohun Bagan during the Jinken season, when he was inactive due to injury. Jinken made his debut as a substitute in Bagan’s match against North East United this season.
The record for most matches played in the ISL is held by Mander Rao Desi of Mumbai City FC, Goa, in 125 matches. Kerala Blasters’ current defender Harmanjot Khabra (115), former player Rahul Becky (106), Bangalore FC superstar Sunil Chhetri (110) and Chennai’s Narayan Das (123) are all in the 100 clubs.
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