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Robin Gurung (born 24 October 1992) is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Jamshedpur in the Indian Super League.

Robin Gurung
Personal information
Full name Robin Gurung
Date of birth (1992-10-24) 24 October 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth Sikkim, India
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Jamshedpur
Number 16
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 ONGC
2013–2016 Shillong Lajong 41 (0)
2014NorthEast United (loan) 11 (0)
2015NorthEast United (loan) 5 (0)
2016–2017 NorthEast United 8 (0)
2017East Bengal (loan) 5 (0)
2018– Jamshedpur 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 04:50, 15 December 2018 (UTC)

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CareerEdit

ONGCEdit

Gurung made his professional debut for ONGC in the I-League on 4 December 2010 in the first round of the 2010–11 season against East Bengal at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata, ONGC lost 1–0.[1] At the end of the season ONGC were relegated, however after a good showing in the 2012 I-League 2nd Division in which ONGC finished in 2nd place the club were back in the I-League.[2]

Shillong LajongEdit

On 18 July 2013 it was confirmed that Gurung has signed for Shillong Lajong with one other player Vinay Singh.[3] Gurung made his debut for Shillong Lajong in the I-League on 22 September 2013 against Dempo at the Duler Stadium in which he played the whole match; as Shillong Lajong won the match 0–3.[4]

NorthEast UnitedEdit

Robin represented North East United FC in the 2014 Indian Super League and was a regular, playing as a Left Back[5] and garnered praise for his sturdy displays and excellent one-on-one defending.

JamshedpurEdit

On 23 July 2017, Gurung was selected in the 5th round of the 2017–18 ISL Players Draft by Jamshedpur for the 2017–18 Indian Super League season.[6] After not playing a single game during the ISL season, Gurung made his debut for Jamshedpur on 2 April 2018 in their Super Cup match against Minerva Punjab.[7]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 5 April 2016
Club Season League Federation Cup Durand Cup AFC Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
ONGC 2012–13 19 0 0 0 19 0
Shillong Lajong 2013–14 19 0 2 0 0 0 21 0
NorthEast United FC (loan) 2014 2015 15 0 0 0 15 0
Shillong Lajong 2014–15 14 0 0 0 14 0
Career total 67 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 69 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ozbey clinches it for East Bengal". The Statesman. Retrieved 22 December 2012.
  2. ^ "ONGC PROMOTED, TO PLAY I LEAGUE NEXT SEASON". Barefoot Magazine. Archived from the original on 17 February 2013. Retrieved 22 December 2012.
  3. ^ "Shillong Lajong FC sign Vinay Singh and Robin Singh". Retrieved 27 November 2013.
  4. ^ "Dempo SC 0-3 Shillong Lajong FC: Glen ends the north eastern side's Goan voodoo". Goal.com. Retrieved 22 September 2013.
  5. ^ https://int.soccerway.com/players/robin-gurung/275281/
  6. ^ "ISL 2017 player draft, as it happened: ATK, Jamshedpur FC and Pune strike big". The Field. 23 July 2017. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Minerva Punjab FC vs Jamshedpur FC - Player Ratings". SportsKeeda. 2 April 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.

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