Shillong Lajong Squad Announced for I League 2017-18

Shillong Lajong FC:

Shillong Lajong FC is an Indian-based football club from Shillong, Meghalaya. This professional club plays in Indian I-League and was formed in 1983. The headquarter is in Shillong. Lajong has a connection with the largest student group in the North-East India which means they have access to the greatest number of talented players in the country. Today, Lajong enjoys a huge fan base across North-East. The average attendance of Shlong was 11,308 for the 2013-14 season of I-league.

Shillong Lajong Squad and Coaching Staff for I League 2017-18:

Shillong Lajong FC Squad

Shillong Lajong FC

34Phurba Tempa Lachenpa04.02.1998SikkimGOALKEEPER
32Neithovilie Chalieu10.10.1999NagalandGOALKEEPER
1Nidhinlal Moolaka Veedu25.12.1990KeralaGOALKEEPER
27Aibankupar Dohling23.03.1996MeghalayaDEFENDER
35Kenstar Kharshong03.05.1999MeghalayaDEFENDER
33Allen Lyngdoh27.07.1998MeghalayaDEFENDER
6Kynsailang Khongsit11.12.2000MeghalayaDEFENDER
3Rakesh Pradhan02.08.1993AssamDEFENDER
15Novin Gurung28.04.1999SikkimDEFENDER
21Juho Oh02.04.1992South KoreaDEFENDER
28Laurence Doe03.09.1986Equatorial GuineaDEFENDER
11Hardycliff Nongbri17.02.1998MeghalayaMIDFIELDER
19Redeem Tlang22.02.1995MeghalayaMIDFIELDER
12Samuel  James Lyngdoh Kynshi11.03.2000MeghalayaMIDFIELDER
38Donboklang Lyngdoh11.10.2000MeghalayaMIDFIELDER
4F. Lalrohlua30.01.2000MizoramMIDFIELDER
7Daniel Odafin05.01.1989NigeriaMIDFIELDER
30Sr. Kagaly Anal06.12.1999ManipurMIDFIELDER
24Shaiborlang Kharpan19.08.1995MeghalayaFORWARD
9Samuel Lalmuanpuia27.07.1998MizoramFORWARD
25Alen Deory12.01.1996AssamFORWARD
10Abdoulaye Koffi30.12.1991Ivory CoastFORWARD
18Aiman Saleh Al Hagri03.02.1993YemenFORWARD



Bobby NongbetMeghalayaHead Coach
Alison KharsyntiewMeghalayaAssistant Coach
Birendra ThapaMeghalayaTeam Manager
Lucky Kitbok KharmalkiMeghalayaPhysio



shillong lajon fc logo

shillong lajong FC


The main goal of the Shillong Lajong FC club was to improve the deteriorating standards of football in the state. The basic objective was to nurture and train players to lift up the declining situation of the game. The talent hunt was its aim because only the most capable players could improve the poor condition of this sports.

I League Fixtures 2018 check here.

Team management

Shillong Lajong FC is managed by three main persons who are:

  • Andrew Suting
  • Bikram Meitei
  • Birendra Thapa

Andrew is the head of operations who of course has a tough job and one of the topmost positions in the league. Bikram is a physiotherapist who makes sure all team members are physically and medically fit to fight against the rivals. Birendra is the team manager who manages the entire team. But the position of head coach is vacant and three must be a search going on to get the most suitable and eligible person.

Team squad

Given below are the names of players who are part of the team as of September 19, 2017. Important facts to know are that flags show the national team a defined by FIFA eligibility rules. Players may have multiple non-FIFA nationalities.




7MFZodingliana Ralte
9FWSamuel Lalmuanpuia
11MFHardy Nongbri
12MFJoseph Lalfakzuala
14MFJacob Lalrawngbawla
15MFRocus Lamare
16FWMilan Basumatary
17DFSandeep Singh
18FWSheen Sohktung
19FWRedeem Tlang
25MFAlen Deory
27MFNovin Gurung
33DFAllen Lyngdoh
34GKPhurba Lachenpa
DFAibanbha Dohling
FWAbdoulaye Koffi
DFLawrence Doe
MFDaniel Odafin
FWSaihou Jagne
MFAiman Al-Hagri
DFOh Joo-ho

Official colors

Shillong Lajong FC has red and white as their official colors. The home jersey is red and the away jersey is only white with no other color added to it. Color holds an important impact in any sports team as it becomes a sign of their recognition and a symbol of identity.


So far, Shillong LAjong FC has got three prominent achievements. They have won the I-League 2nd division which was held in 2011. They were also the winners in Shillong Premier League in 2014-2015. They were Runners-up in 2009-10 Federation Cup.

Stadiums for Shillong Lajong FC

The home stadium for the team is Nehru Stadium in Shillong which they use for all games. It has the capacity of about 30,000 viewers.

Kit manufacturer and sponsor

Adidas is the kit manufacturer for the team and official shirt sponsors are Aircel, Gionee, and Nokia.

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