Two-time champions Chennaiyin FC has signed up Bosnia and Herzegovina center-back Enes Sipović for the 2020-21 Indian Super League season, the membership introduced on Monday.The towering 6’6” toes defender joins the previous ISL champions on a unfastened switch after a stint at Qatar top-flight facet Umm Salal SC.According to a observation issued through the franchise, Sipović is CFC’s 3rd signing forward of the approaching season, following the arriving of Indian full-backs Reagan Singh and Chhuantea Fanai not too long ago.
Sipović, who simply became 30 final week and would be the first Bosnian to function in the ISL, is desirous about taking part in in India and is having a look ahead to becoming a member of the ranks of recent CFC head trainer Csaba László.”I used to be instinctive that India shall be my subsequent vacation spot. I’m more than happy to be a part of this type of gorgeous membership. I’ve been following Chennaiyin since its first actual season in 2014 below Marco Materazzi, and I’m conscious that this is a workforce that has an amazing fanbase and is amazingly a success,” mentioned Sipović from the Bosnian capital town of Sarajevo, his fatherland.
Sipović is a former Bosnia and Herzegovina U-21 global who got here during the formative years ranks of FK Željezničar in Sarajevo, who’ve produced the likes of striker Edin Džeko.Sipović then spent six years at Oțelul Galați in Romania, with whom he gained the 2010-11 Romanian top-division championship name.Interestingly, Sipović got here up towards CFC’s skipper from final season Lucian Goian throughout his time in the Romanian Liga 1.Following Oțelul, Sipović loved stints in Belgium (KVC. Westerlo) and Morocco (Ittihad Tanger & RS Berkane) earlier than foraying into Asia with Saudi Arabia’s Ohod Club. He then returned for a brief spell along with his alma mater FK Željezničar earlier than turning out for Umm Salal in Qatar final season.