Footballer Syed Rahim Nabi joins TMC

Kolkata: Indian Football star Syed Rahim Nabi today joined the Trinamool Congress.

At TMC Bhawan here, the India player was handed over the party flag by party Secretary General Partha Chatterjee amid the presence of the MP Abhishek Banerjee.

“I want to work for the people, for their welfare. Let’s see what I can do,” Nabi said after his induction in the party.

Asked whether he would like to contest for the upcoming Assembly Elections, Nabi said, “That’s for the party to decide.”

Nabi, currently with Mohammedan Sporting, has played for East Bengal and Mohun Bagan.

The 30-year-old midfielder has donned Atl tico de Kolkata’s jersey in last year’s Indian Super League (ISL).