Rehenesh Thumbirumbu Paramba, popularly known as Rehenesh TP is an Indian football player who was born on 13 February 1993 in Kerala, India.
Currently, Rehenesh plays for NorthEast United FC in Indian Super League and serves the club as a goalkeeper. He is an all-round keeper with brisk footwork and agility in the air.
Before joining the Sports Authority of India, an amateur football club, Rehenesh had participated in some age group tournaments in his home state.
He had also captained Sports Authority for Subroto Cup, playing as a central defender.
At the age of 17, he entered into professional football but as a youth player.
He played his first professional game in the 2010-11 I-League second division tournament for Golden Threads FC.
In 2012, ONGC FC, a Mumbai based football club acquired him to play in the first division of I-League.
On 1 December of the same year, club’s main goalkeeper Prasenjit Ghosh was red carded in a match against Pailan Arrows, creating space for Rehenesh to make his debut. He came on in the 56th minute of the game.
Rehenesh appeared in 18 games for ONGC in 2012-13 season.
Later, he moved to Mumbai Tigers and played 20 games for the club in the 2013-14 season. In January 2014, he signed for Rangdajied United and played 17 games for the club before joining Shillong Lajong on 14 June 2014.
Rise to glory
In 2014, he was acquired by NorthEast United FC on loan from Shillong Lajong to play the debut season of Indian Super League. Rehenesh remained the first choice goalie for the club throughout the season, making 40 saves and claiming 5 clean sheets in 12 matches.
In 2015 season of the ISL, although his club missed the semi-final berth, he emerged as a more skilled and prolific player, making total number of 47 saves, more than any other goalkeeper in the tournament.
Rehenesh has played 40 games for NorthEast Club FC in ISL and has established himself as a regular goalie for the club.