Bhubaneswar : Odisha FC can confirm the signing of Tankadhar Bag on a two and a half year deal with an option to extend. Tankadhar hails from Odisha’s (state) football academy: Sports Hostel Odisha. The youngster
plays as a right-back. Apart from his natural position, the defender is also capable of handling a central defensive role.
In the 2019-20 season, Bag joined the Indian Arrows. He was promoted to the senior Indian
Arrows side and dished out back to back impressive performances. The past year he also
featured for the national team in the SAFF U-20 Championship and even scored a goal in
India’s 8-0 triumph over Nepal.
Tankadhar will spend his initial months getting to know the first team system and will be
inducted into Odisha FC’s reserve team. He will then join the first team’s pre-season ahead of
the 2023-24 campaign. The club’s philosophy to provide a platform for young Odia talent is
resolute. We are extremely happy to have Tankadhar on board and wish him the best for his