Navi Mumbai Sabers - Masthead Hero

Offense

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Akshay Dave
Center
HometownMumbai, India
Age24Weight108 KGHeight5'11"
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Sumit Funde
Running Back
HometownUlhasnagar, India
Age18Weight70 KGHeight5'4"
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Rohan Indulkar
Running Back/Wide Receiver
HometownThene, India
Age24Weight72 KGHeight5' 10"
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Saad Kotwilkar
Running Back
HometownMumbai, India
Age28Weight65 KGHeight5'8"
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Dinesh Kumar
Quarterback/Free Safety
HometownChennai, India
Age23Weight95 KGHeight5'11"
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Abein Lukas
Running Back
HometownNavi, India
Age25Weight70 KGHeight5'8"
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Vishwjeet Rai
Wide Receiver
HometownGoregaon West, India
Age20Weight63 KGHeight5'6"
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Harshdeep Rhal
Wide Receiver
HometownMumbai, India
Age17Weight75 KGHeight6'1"
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Zaid Sayed
Running Back
HometownMumbai, India
Age19Weight60 KGHeight5' 8"
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Manpreet Singh
Wide Receiver/Linebacker
HometownFerozpur, India
Age21Weight85 KGHeight5'8"
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Puneet Singh
Wide Receiver/Safety
HometownKalyan, India
Age22Weight74 KGHeight5'10"
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Sukhraj Singh
Wide Receiver/Safety
HometownTarn Taran, India
Age20Weight80 KGHeight6'2"
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Jagvinder Singh Bilkhu
Fullback
HometownKalyan, India
Age28Weight85 KGHeight5'9"
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Defense

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Mohanish Chavan
Right Guard/Defensive Lineman
HometownMumbai, India
Age32Weight93 KGHeight5'1"
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Mayur Kandare
Cornerback
HometownUlhasnagar, India
Age17Weight65 KGHeight5'8"
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Rajat Kandare
Safety/Defensive Back
HometownUlhasnagar, India
Age23Weight68 KGHeight6'2"
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Ankit Kumar
Cornerback/Wide Receiver
HometownAllahdbad, India
Age20Weight71 KGHeight5'9"
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Sanam Meshram
Linebacker/Running Back
HometownMumbai, India
Age29Weight80 KGHeight5'10"
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Kishor Nair
Defensive Back/Wide Receiver
HometownDombivili, India
Age21Weight70 KGHeight5'11"
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David A Raj
Linebacker/Running Back
HometownChennai, India
Age26Weight93 KGHeight5' 10"
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Manbir Riar
Defensive Lineman/Offensive Lineman
HometownBatala, India
Age21Weight100 KGHeight6'1"
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Nascimanto Santiago
Defensive Back/Wide Receiver
HometownKalyan, India
Age18Weight60 KGHeight5'10"
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Sarpreet Sarrie
Defensive Lineman
HometownPalasoor, India
Age22Weight93 KGHeight6'3"
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Bachittar Singh
Defensive Lineman/Offensive Lineman
HometownBatala, India
Age22Weight120 KGHeight6'2"
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Gagandeep Singh
Special Safety/Wide Receiver
HometownBatala, India
Age23Weight89 KGHeight6'3"
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Mandeep Singh
Defensive Lineman/Fullback
HometownTarn Taran, India
Age27Weight85 KGHeight5'6"
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Paviter Singh
Defensive Lineman/Offensive Lineman
HometownAbrustar, India
Age23Weight88 KGHeight5'11"
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Sandeep Singh
Defensive Lineman
HometownAmritsar, India
Age25Weight94 KGHeight5'8"
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Surinder Singh
Cornerback/Wide Receiver
HometownPunjab, India
Age23Weight80 KGHeight5'10"
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Sumeet Singh
Safety
HometownUlhasnagar, India
Age24Weight183 KGHeight5' 10"
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COACHES & EXECUTIVES

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Preetesh Balyaya
Head Coach
Preetesh R. Balyaya is the Sabers’ Head Coach and former lineman for the Mumbai Gladiators. Serving as the captain for the Gladiators, Balyaya won the Sandy Grossman Award in EFLI’s first season for the most outstanding offensive lineman in the league. With a background in judo, weightlifting and sumo wrestling, Balyaya was an imposing figure on the field, earning the nickname “Hellboy.”
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Melroy Martins
Assistant Coach
Melroy Martins is the Assistant Coach for the Navi Mumbai Sabers. Signing on as a lineman for the team, Martins suffered a season ending injury in practice before the Sabers’ inaugural season. However, due to his experience and commitment, he was offered the position to remain an integral part of the Navi Mumbai Sabers family.
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Niraj Karamchandani
Athletic Trainer
Niraj P Karamchandani is the physical therapist/athletic trainer for the Navi Mumbai Sabers. With special interest in sports injury prevention and rehabilitation, Niraj pursued his Masters of Physiotherapy in Sports Rehabilitation from Manipal University.
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Donald Thompson
Team Owner
Donald Thompson is the owner of the Navi Mumbai Sabers. A successful entrepreneur and businessman, Thompson has over two decades of successful experience in building world-class winning teams. The strategies, team mindset, and work ethic associated with American football have influenced his life personally and professionally, and many of the core methodologies translate to the boardroom, where Thompson excels.
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William Thompson
Director of Football Operations
William P. Thompson is the Director of Football Operations for the Navi Mumbai Sabers. With over 20 years of experience, Thompson has a proven track record of outstanding results in the industry. After earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Fayetteville State University, Thompson went on to coach football, track, and women’s basketball at the high school level and spent eight years as the Athletic Equipment Manager at Appalachian State University.