Gurpreet Singh Sandhu celebrates historic European debut


India’s national goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu has achieved a historic feat, becoming the first Indian to feature in a top-tier league match in Europe. The 24-year-old kept a clean sheet for Norwegian side Stabaek FC in his first Tippeligaen (Premier League) start in a 5-0 away triumph over IK Start last Sunday (May 29). Sandhu, who signed for Stabaek in 2014, has not played in the Tippeligaen until this match though he has already featured in five matches in the Norwegian Cup. He has thus far played second fiddle to Ivorian goalkeeper Sayouba Mande, who is the first choice Stabaek…

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