Indian Super League sided Kerala Blasters FC have announced the signing of 21-year-old winger Vincy Barretto on a three-year deal. The young winger joins Kerala Blasters from the I-League side Gokulam Kerala FC.
Barretto began his career at the Dempo SC academy, featuring for the club in the under-18 league. In 2017, Vincy Barretto signed his first senior contract with the reserve team of FC Goa in the Indian Super League and played for the club for over three years. During this time, he was the key member of the squad that won the 2018-19 Goa Professional League. He went on to make 17 appearances for the club in the domestic league and I-League second division in 2019-20.
Prior to signing with the Blasters, Baretto spent the 2020/21 season in I-League with Gokulam Kerala FC in their title-winning campaign, making 13 appearances for the club.
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“I am glad to represent Kerala once again. I have always heard about the fan base that Kerala Blasters FC has, and I am really excited to be part of the team and experience that. I look forward to growing personally and showing my best performance on the field for KBFC”, says Vincy Baretto.
“We are happy to have this young talent, Vincy Barretto in the team. Barretto is a promising player with high potential. With his pace and versatility, he has procured an identity of his own within a short span of time. I wish him all the very best and extend my full support in his football career,’ said Karolis Skinkys, Sporting Director, Kerala Blasters FC.
Featured photo: Twitter / Gokulam Kerala