Former Orlando Pirates midfielder Chansa enticed to Indian Super League
Posted: 11 August 2014 Time: 13:16
Former Orlando Pirates midfielder Isaac Chansa has become the latest player with PSL experience to move to the new Indian Super League.
Chansa has signed for Shilang Lajong FC, who play in the I-League, and will also feature for North East United FC in the ISL which will start on October 12.
The Zambian will be team-mates with 2010 World Cup winner Joan Capdevilla at North East United.
Botswana midfielder Ofentse Nato and Ethiopian striker Fikru Tefera Lemessa, along with Deshi Bhaktawer who will work as goalkeeper coach at the Antonio Lopez Habas-coached Atletico de Kolkata, make up the growing list of players with PSL links heading to the subcontinent.
Chansa has most recently been playing for Zanaco back in his homeland and returns to Asia having previously competed in China.
KickOff.com has been told that at least three other players with PSL experience will also be making their way to the eight-team ISL which offers lucrative three-month contracts.
The contracts range from R250 000 to R7,5 million for the marquee signings.