Shillong Lajong Football Club

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Shillong Lajong Football Club is a professional football club from Shillong, state of Meghalaya.
The club was founded in 1983.

They are the winners of I-League 2nd Division of the season 2010-2011 and thus promoted to I-League premier division on 2011-2012 season.

Official website is http://www.shillonglajong.com/

Current Team Squad

Player Name Role Country
Kunzang Bhutia/a> Goalkeeper India
Rehenesh TP Goalkeeper India
Vishal Kaith Goalkeeper India
Robin Gurung Defender India
Samuel Shadap Defender India
Niawkorlang Kyndiah Defender India
Sandeep Singh Defender India
Soraisam Pritam Kumar Singh Defender India
Nim Dorjee Tamang Defender India
Aiborlang Khongjee Defender India
Minchol Son Defender North Koria
David Ngaihte Midfielder India
Rupert Nongrum Midfielder India
Joseph Lalfakzuala Midfielder India
Zodingliana Ralte Midfielder India
Lalram Muana Midfielder India
Boithang Haokip Midfielder India
Milan Singh Midfielder India
Jacob Lalrawngbawla Midfielder India
Redeem Tlang Midfielder India
Penn Orji Midfielder Nigeria
Issac Vanmalsawma Chhakchhuak Midfielder India
Alen Deory Midfielder India
Kiran Krishnan Striker India
Shaboirlang Kharpan Striker India
Seikhohau Tuboi Striker India
Bipin Singh Striker India
Durga Boro Striker India
Seminlen Doungel Striker India
Cornell Glen Striker Trinidad and Tobago
Uilliams Bomfim Souza Striker Brazil

Current Technical Staff

Name Role Country
Thangboi Singto Chief Coach India
Birendra Thapa Team Manager India
Gumpe Rime Goalkeeping coach India

Lajong U-12 to play in BRICS youth football meet – Times of India

Lajong U-12 to play in BRICS youth football meet
Times of India
KOLKATA: The Shillong Lajong under-12 youth team will take part in the BRICS International Youth Football Tournament which will be held in Putian, China, the club announced through a press statement. The tournament starts on August 16 and the matches …

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ISL 2017-18: John Abraham wants NorthEast United FC to groom home-grown stars rather than sign veterans – Firstpost


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ISL 2017-18: John Abraham wants NorthEast United FC to groom home-grown stars rather than sign veterans
Firstpost
On Shillong Lajong offloading its holding in NorthEast United FC, he said, "It was co-partnership in the team and it didn't work out. Being from non-football backgrounds we all make mistakes. We have learnt from our mistakes. NorthEast United FC was

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I-league champions Aizawl FC defender Zotea eyes more glory after move to Bengaluru FC – The New Indian Express


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I-league champions Aizawl FC defender Zotea eyes more glory after move to Bengaluru FC
The New Indian Express
Zotea started his career at the Mohun Bagan Youth academy where he spent just a year before moving to Rangdajied United and then to Shillong Lajong FC, where he made his first team debut. He then travelled far west to Pune and played for Pune FC for …

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Defending Champions Shillong Lajong Ready For New Season – The Shillong Times


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Defending Champions Shillong Lajong Ready For New Season
The Shillong Times
MLP Football Team finished 5th last season with 18 points. They scored 27 goals in total but conceded 21. While, Shillong Lajong dominated the league stage and were at the top of table with 33 points, scoring the same amount of goals just like MLP
I-League 2017: Alison Kharsyntiew announced as Lajong head coach for SPLThe Fan Garage (press release) (blog)

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Shillong Lajong FC academy: A storehouse of skillful footballers in India – thenortheasttoday.com


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Shillong Lajong FC academy: A storehouse of skillful footballers in India
thenortheasttoday.com
Shillong Lajong FC was established in the year 1983 with the distant dream of its two pioneers to take football from the region to its great heights. The club had a long way to go from then on. After establishing itself predominantly in the football

Shillong Lajong overtake East Bengal and Mohun Bagan to become India’s number one money-making club – Sportskeeda


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Shillong Lajong overtake East Bengal and Mohun Bagan to become India's number one money-making club
Sportskeeda
The Reds amassed a record revenue of about ₹ 1.5 crores by virtue of selling their players to ISL clubs, suggesting that the club's working model is among the best in Indian football. Shillong Lajong are known for their impetus on producing Academy …
Indian Football Under The Hammer: Clash Of Indigenous I-league Vs Commercial Entity ISLThe Citizen (press release)
I-LEAGUE Foreign players: Mohun Bagan, EB get their wayTimes of India

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Meghalaya: Shillong Lajong U-12 lone Indian club to take part in BRICS tournament in China – thenortheasttoday.com


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Meghalaya: Shillong Lajong U-12 lone Indian club to take part in BRICS tournament in China
thenortheasttoday.com
SHILLONG, August 14: In a boost to the Northeast, Shillong based club Shillong Lajong is the lone club in the country to participate in the BRICS football tournament to be held in China. The tournament for U-12 players has players from all over the
Lajong U-12 team to play in BRICS eventTimes of India

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Shillong Lajong juniors shine at BRICS football tournament in China – The News Mill


The News Mill
Shillong Lajong juniors shine at BRICS football tournament in China
The News Mill
Both teams collected one point after the match ended in a 1-1 draw. Dongguan Machong FC are at the top of the group B table while Shillong Lajong Academy are second due to goal difference. Sixteen youth teams were divided into four groups for group …

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I-League 2017-18: Mohun Bagan legend crosses Kolkata derby divide to join East Bengal in shock move – Sportskeeda


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I-League 2017-18: Mohun Bagan legend crosses Kolkata derby divide to join East Bengal in shock move
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Bagan, who released Katsumi after the club's 2016-17 season came to a disappointing end with a loss to Bengaluru FC in the Federation Cup final, have already roped in former Shillong Lajong man and Katsumi's Japanese compatriot Yuta Kinowaki to …

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Mukul announces artificial turf for Tura ground – The Sentinel

Mukul announces artificial turf for Tura ground
The Sentinel
He stated that North East has lot of talents in football and they just need a right environment and an opportunity to excel. “Clubs like Aizawl FC and Shillong Lajong FC has demonstrated that North East has huge football talents. We should continue

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