Another Manipuri star making an impression in the ISL, Chothe was born in Chandel, and joined Minerva Punjab Academy as a 17-year-old breaking into the first team in the 2018-19 campaign. Chothe scored twice in 26 appearances in the I-League while also impressing in the 2019 AFC Cup for Minerva Punjab. The youngster made the jump to the ISL with FC Goa in 2020 and was a regular in the first team the next season, where he made 15 first-team appearances. A quick and tricky winger, Chothe has a goal and two assists in 26 games in the ISL and is a winner of the Durand Cup with FC Goa, where he also played in the AFC Champions League. He joined Hyderabad FC ahead of the 2023-24 campaign and will hope to impress the fans and the coaches at HFC this season.
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