I-League 17/18: 5 foreign players with the most number of goals
The I-League 2017-18 saw a breathtaking finish, where Minerva Punjab FC became the champions of this edition, their top of the table finish followed by NEROCA FC, Mohun Bagan and East Bengal FC.
Minerva Punjab, consisting mostly of home-grown players, won 11, lost 5 and drew 2 which earned them 35 points from 18 matches.
The I-League 2017-18 saw its fair deal of foreign players who made an impact on the tournament with their flashy play and goal-scoring brilliance. Let us take a look at the top foreign players with most goals in this competition:
#5 Katsumi Yusa
The 29-year-old Japanese midfielder ended up scoring 6 goals in this edition of the I-league for East Bengal FC. The former Mohun Bagan player signed on the dotted lines for the red and gold brigade this season; he made some eye-catching run through the flanks and won the hearts of the supporters with his mesmerizing skills.
Katsumi Yusa dipped his feet in Indian football for the first time with ONGC back in 2011; he spent 4 seasons with Mohun Bagan and enjoyed his career with them, winning the league in 2015. Yusa also has experience in the ISL - he played for NorthEast United FC in 2016, where he scored the winning goal against Kerala Blasters FC.