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The Ivory Coast Striker has 77 goals from 149 career games playing in the top leagues across Egypt, Oman, Saudi Arabia and now India. Abdoulaye joined Shillong Lajong at the beginning of 2017-18 season and got 6 goals for The Reds in 16 games including 2 in the Hero Super Cup. He has been top goalscorer in the Egyptian 2nd division and Oman Top Division in addition to doing well for Al Suwaiq in the Gulf Club Cup.
Samuela as he is popularly known has had a breakthrough 2017-2018 season, being handed the Shillong Lajong Captaincy. The young Mizoram boy didn’t let his side down as led a young Lajong squad to a 6th place finish having garnered 4 goals and 6 assists during the season. After having being handed a senior team role in 2015-16 season on the back of a strong Shillong Premier League season, Samuela scored his first ILeague goal against Aizawl FC then becoming the clubs youngest Ileague goal-scorer.
After making his debut in the 2016/17 Federation Cup, Phurba started 13 games for Shillong Lajong FC in the 2017/18 ILeague. A young goal-keeper who has been called to the U23 Indian Team camp, is a modern day goalkeeper who likes to play from the back. Phurba is a soft spoken Sikkim boy who is philosophical and likes read inspirational books in his free time.
Novin is a utility player who can multiple positions for his team. Having played a majority of his youth career as a Central Midfielder, Novin played his debut ILeague season for Shillong Lajong as a Right Back before being moved back into his preferred midfield role. Novin has been called to the U19 India National Team camp and also serves in the Indian Navy.
Nidhin is an experienced goalkeeper who has been part of the ISL 2015 winning Chennaiyin FC squad. He captained the Mumbai FC team and has also played for Pune FC. Nidhin played the 2017-18 I-League season for Shillong Lajong and starred for the team in some crunch games winning the Hero of the Match for the last game of the season against East Bengal.
A former India International, Manandeep has played for some of the best & biggest clubs. He started his career with Pailan Arrows before moving to Air India where he was the highest Indian goal-scorer in the season. Manan has played for East Bengal, Rangdajied, Delhi Dynamos, Kerala Blasters, Salgaocar, Minerva & Mohun Bagan. He won the 2012 Nehru Cup with the Indian National Team and the 2012 Federation Cup with East Bengal.
With over 60 I-League appearances Jovel is a seasoned I-League left back. A former Left Winger who was converted into a Left Back, Jovel currently plays for Churchill Brothers. Naturally left footed, Jovel is known for unending persistence going up and down the left flank and curling in brilliant crosses for the strikers to feed on.
Hardy Cliff Nongbri
Having completed his third season in the I-League, Hardy made his debut in the 2015-16 season. Having firmly established himself in the Shillong Lajong midfield Hardy is a tough talking midfielder who keeps the midfield ticking. A tireless runner Hardy has made 19 appearances for the Meghalaya based side.
A Tata Football Academy product Bilal is currently on the rolls of Pune City FC having spent the 2017-18 season on loan to I-League side Gokulam Kerala FC where he made the No. 1 slot his own. Bilal made 13 starts for the team from Kerala including 12 consecutive appearances. His 6 feet 5 inch frame gives the team an assuring presence at the back and Bilal has a never say die attitude that presents the team with a strong fighting character.
A Shillong Lajong youth product Aibor has played for the India National team and also starred for clubs such as Mohun Bagan, East Bengal, North-East United & Mumbai FC. He began his career as a Defensive Midfielder slowly moving to star as a Centre Back before making darting runs on the right flank as a wing back. He has 5 India Senior Team caps.
After scoring 5 goals in 9 matches for SESA Football Academy in the Goa Premier League, Alber was signed by Sporting Club de Goa in 2015. He currently plays for Churchill Brothers having previously played for Sporting in the ILeague and Fateh Hyderabad in ILeague 2
Daniel has vast experience playing for various teams in Oman, Lebanon, Bahrain and Iraq. Playing for 2017-18 season for Shillong Lajong Daniel made season high passes and successful pass completion ratio for the Shillong based side sitting right in front of the defence to provide a steely resolve to the young Lajong squad. He has previously played in the AFC Cup and was also awarded the Best Midfielder in Lebanese Premier League in 2013-14.
A former Swedish League title winner, Saihou has previously played in India for Fateh Hyderabad in the ILeague 2nd Division. He came on to play in the ILeague for Shillong Lajong in the 2nd half of 2017/18 season notching 2 goals and an assist in his 8 appearances for the team.
Yuta began his Football career at Kyoto Sanga in Japan before moving to Poland and Latvia to play his Football in Europe. He made his move to India in 2015-16 season playing for Aizawl FC finishing Runners Up in the Federation Cup with the team. He then made his move to Shillong Lajong before Mohun Bagan signed him for the 2017/18 season. Originally a right back, Yuta now marshals the centre midfield breaking attacks and has been one of the stand out performers in the ILeague.
2 time ILeague golden boot winner Dipanda Dicka was scouted by Spanish Giants Valencia in Cameroon. He played for 5 years in Spain for various sides. In 2015/16 Dicka made his move to India captaining Shivajians in the ILeague where he got 7 goals and 4 assists for the Pune based side. 2016/17 Lajong signed him for what would be a momentous season for him becoming the highest goal-scorer in the ILeague. Mohammedan Sporting signed him for the CFL 2017 where again he was the highest goal-scorer before moving to Mohun Bagan for the ILeague. He was the highest goal-scorer again in the ILeague and added 4 more goals in the Hero Super Cup.
Konsham Chinglensana Singh
Sanna is a former Tata Football Academy alumni who has been an India senior and age group international. He has played for Shillong Lajong in the ILeague and for Delhi Dynamos and FC Goa in the Indian Super League. He hails from Churchandpur in Manipur.
Pritam Kumar Soraisam
Former India U19 International, Pritam currently plies his trade for ISL side Kerala Blasters having played 3 seasons of ILeague Football for Shillong Lajong. A plucky left back he is extremely hard-working and puts in a shift while manning the left side of defence for his team.