The Pune-based franchise has retained 5 gamers – Hadi Tajik, Pankaj Mohite, Balasaheb Jadhav, Pawan Kadian and Sanket Sawant – for the upcoming Professional Kabaddi League season.
In an IGTV video posted by Puneri Paltan at the moment, Anup Kumar disclosed why he determined to retain the companies of Tajik and Kadian.
“Hadi is the one abroad participant that we have now retained. He carried out properly within the final season at any time when he received a chance to play. Pawan Kadian’s performances within the earlier season weren’t up to speed, however he carried out properly within the native tournaments that he performed later. Therefore, we have now retained him,” Anup Kumar stated.
Hadi Tajik scored 16 sort out factors in 12 matches for Puneri Paltan final season. The Iranian defender will probably be eager to make his mark within the 2021 version of the league.
Anup Kumar added that the opposite three gamers have additionally been retained after contemplating their latest performances.
I’ll strive my finest to make sure that earlier season’s errors usually are not repeated once more: Anup Kumar
After reaching plenty of success as a participant and captain within the Professional Kabaddi League, Anup Kumar made his debut as a coach within the earlier season. Sadly, his workforce Puneri Paltan completed in tenth place and missed out on a spot within the playoffs.
Kumar said in the identical video that he realized many new issues in PKL 2019, and he was trying ahead to be a greater coach in 2021.
“Final season was my first season as a coach. Sadly, it was a nasty season for us, however I realized plenty of issues, and I’ll strive my finest to make sure that these errors usually are not repeated once more,” Anup Kumar concluded.