Krishnan Nair Ajayan
Krishnan Ajayan Nair’s football sojourn began early for he was born in the state of Kerala where football to a kid comes naturally. Young Ajayan would play for S.V.H. School in his hometown where he won several trophies.
At the age of 11, Ajayan represented Mahatma Club in the popular Seven’s tournament. He played for N.S.S. College and even the famous Mahatma Gandhi College, Trivandrum.
Ajayan was part of the Kerala University team where thrice they were state winners and twice winners of the South Zone.
“The University days were best as we would just play for football for hours. I was good in my studies as well but success in football pulled me towards the game forever,” said the Keralaite.
Ajayan successfully completed his graduation and was awarded the Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree with a first class.
Ajayan was the captain of the Mahindra United football team until the club was closed down in 2010. Later, he transferred to Pune FC and is playing for PFC from then.