Four Reasons why Brendan Hamill can Prove to be an Excellent Signing

Brendan Hamill signing factors

In this article Team Analystique would present their viewpoint on four reasons why Brendan Hamill can prove to be an excellent signing for ATKMB.

ISL giants ATK Mohun Bagan Football Club announced the signing of the Aussie center-back Brendan Hamill on a two-year deal for an undisclosed transfer fee. Hamill is expected to lead the Bagan defence in absence of Tiri who is injured and out for almost the entire upcoming season.

Brendan Hamill’s Career History

The 29 year old Hamill plays in the Australian A-League for the Melbourne Victory. The Sydney-born Hamill had his professional career debut for Melbourne Heart FC in 2010. He featured for the Australian under-20 National Team. Brendan also played in the Korean League for Seongnam and Gangwon FC.

In 2014 Hamill returned to his home town and joined the Western Sydney. He was a key member of the side for the 5 years tenure which he spent there.

From there he joined the Western United FC for two years tenure and then signed for the Melbourne Victory.

Four Reasons why Brendan Hamill can Prove to be an Excellent Signing

These are the reasons for which ATKMB has roped in the Aussie star:

1. Potential

Hamill brings in a lot of experience to the defence and also has the well-ability of building up play from the back. Besides defensive abilities, Brendan also possesses attacking instincts and has a few goals to his name.

2. Experience

He brings with him the experience of playing in Tier 1 football countries like Korea, Australia. That must have immense impact as he leads the backline for the Mariners.

3. Skill

The quality & skill that he brings in at the back would be extremely beneficial for the Green and Maroon brigade.

4. Temperament

Having played much higher level football, the temperament to handle pressure and deliver in crunch moments can prove to be an ex-factor for the team.

Hamill’s Reaction

“From what I know about Indian football, the tradition of this club and the green-and-maroon jersey is huge. I am looking forward to bringing success to this famous club in India. I have heard that Kolkata is the city of football. There are millions of supporters of this club. Our goal is to make the Mariners happy.”

Brendan Hamill on joining ATKMB

Coach’s Say

“Hamill not only forms the pillar of the defence, but he is also known for his creative mind from the back. He has joined the team at a time our defence is going through a difficult phase. I have watched him play in the Australian League. His experience will enrich the team.”

Juan Ferrando, Head Coach, ATKMB

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