Ghanaian international Awal Mohammed has been named captain for Indian I-League club Gokulam Kerala FC ahead of the upcoming football season

The 33 year old veteran defender was picked by his teammates to lead the club due to his experience and the respect in the dressing room.

Awal joined the club in October on a free transfer after ending his stay with an Ethiopian Premier League club.

Gokulam Kerala FC have beenĀ  preparingĀ  ahead of the new football as they are in camp for pre-season.

Awal has featured for Asante Kotoko, PSL side Maritzburg United, Raja Casablanca of Morocco and other clubs in Asia.