Vikram Partap wants to keep pushing to earn a place in the senior football team
Update: February 10, 2022 11:54 am STI
New Delhi [India], Feb 10 (ANI): Attacking players in football are often marked by their hunger to score or help their team more. One youngster who has made his mark in recent seasons as a winger is Vikram Partap Singh.
The 20-year-old, who has scored three times for Mumbai City FC so far, is currently India’s third top scorer in the Hero Indian Super League after Liston Colaco (6) and Sahal Abdul Samad (4). However, the winger is still ‘hungry’ for more.
“It’s great to have been able to score three goals so far this season. I had aimed for more at the start of the season, to be honest, but it’s been good so far, and I hope to continue to perform in the upcoming matches,” Vikram told aiff.com.
Vikram Partap is someone who has represented India at all junior levels – U-14, U-16, U-19 and U-23, apart from being part of the Indian Arrows, and now he is dreaming of his first senior national team. to call.
“It’s not just me, but everyone who plays sports dreams of playing for the senior national team. I’ve played in so many different junior national teams, and I know how different the feeling is from putting on the India shirt. I heard about the games against Bahrain and Belarus, and I’m keeping my fingers crossed. At the same time, I have to improve every day,” Vikram said.
“I love to play with that kind of feeling. When that moment comes, no matter when, I’ll do my best to seize it,” he added.
Vikram Partap Singh, however, was not the only player in his batch to move from Indian Arrows to Hero ISL. Many of his former Arrows teammates like Akash Mishra, Ashish Rai, Rohit Danu, Rahul KP, Suresh Singh, Prabshukhan Gill, Narender Gahlot, Deepak Tangri, Amarjit Singh and many more are currently plying their trade at the top level of Indian football .
“A lot of my former Arrows teammates now play for different ISL teams. It’s always fun to play against them. Obviously I know more about the way they play, their strengths and weaknesses, but they know also the same from me. So it’s a nice rivalry we have on the pitch. We’re all good friends off the pitch, but on the pitch we all play for our own teams,” Vikram said. .
Being one of the youngsters who worked his way up the top tier, Vikram was embedded in the Mumbai City team in both seasons. The striker who operates mainly on the right wing, however, is always hungry for more action.
“I didn’t get as much playing time as I would have liked last season, so my goal this time was first to get more games and then to score as many goals and get as many assists as possible. We still have at least six games to play, and I will try to get as many as possible,” he said. (ANI)