Northampton Town player, Kashif Siddiqui has been signed by Real Kashmir FC on a loan. The club has also announced its partnership with the Oxford United Football Club. With this loan, the club will also be providing them with a number of football, philanthropic and commercial opportunities too.
Siddiqui said “This opportunity means a lot to me and I’d like to thank everyone at Real Kashmir FC and Oxford FC, I have been out of the game due to injury, during which I have been really focused on getting fit but also community work, but that is a prelude to a really exciting new adventure for me in Kashmir with a major team in India,”
Real Kashmir FC chairman Sandeep Chattoo said, “We are proud to have partnered with Oxford United FC and Kashif here as a loaned player. He is an inspiring individual both on and off the pitch.
Kashif is a professor footballer and he will now be playing for Indian Club Real Kashmir. He had also played for Pakistan at Senior International level and he had also founded Kashif Siddiqui Foundation to encourage young British Asians into the game.
Siddiqui was due to join Snow leopard at the start of the season but suffered an Archilles tendon rupture whilst training with Oxford United FC.