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Karanjit Singh (born 8 January 1986) is an Indian football player currently playing for Chennaiyin in the Indian Super League as a goalkeeper. He has also appeared for the Indian National Team.

Karanjit Singh
Personal information
Full name Karanjit Singh
Date of birth (1986-01-08) 8 January 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2010 JCT
2010–2016 Salgaocar 70 (0)
2015Chennaiyin (loan) 4 (0)
2016 Chennaiyin 29 (0)
2017Chennai City (loan) 12 (0)
2018— Chennaiyin FC 10 (0)
National team
2008–2010 India U23 8 (0)
2010– India 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:34, 30 January 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 September 2015


Early/Personal lifeEdit

Karanjit Singh was born on 8 January 1986 at Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India.[2] Karanjit Singh started playing football when he was 15. At one of the local tournaments, he was spotted by the former national coach, Sukhwinder Singh. Subsequently, in 2004, he was called for JCT FC. He got married to Tuhina Dhar in June 2018 [3]



Singh played six years for JCT FC from 2004 to 2010 and earned huge praise while with the club.


For the I-League 2010-11 season Singh signed for fellow I-League side Salgaocar. After one season with Salgaocar, Singh helped the Goans to the I-League championship.


Singh made his debut for India against the United Arab Emirates on 23 July 2011 coming off the bench for red carded goalkeeper Subrata Pal.

On 11 December 2011 Singh helped India win the 2011 SAFF Cup with a 4-0 victory of Afghanistan. During the course of the tournament held by India Singh started all of India's five matches and kept three clean sheets while only conceding two goals throughout the tournament. During the Final Singh had to make to crucial saves in order to preserve India's chances.[4]

International statisticsEdit

As of 5 March 2014[5]
India national team
Year Apps Goals
2011 9 0
2012 3 0
2013 3 0
2014 1 0
2015 1 0
Total 17 0



Chennaiyin FC



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