SHILLONG LAJONG RE-SIGNS THEIR FORMER CAPTAIN AIBORLANG KHONGJEE

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The Northeast based I league club Shillong Lajong FC has recently confirmed their re-signing of former Captain, Aiborlang Khongjee for the Hero I-League 2016-17 Season. 

 

Aibor Khongjee is happy to be back home and will likely be available from the next home game on Saturday, 4th March, against @eastbengalfc. pic.twitter.com/y77yXtQtLr

— Shillong Lajong FC (@lajongfc) March 1, 2017

Aiborlang Khongjee has already started his practice session with the team in Meghalaya’s capital Shillong and reportedly he will available for the next home game on Saturday, March 4, against the table topper Kingfisher East Bengal FC.

The India international and former Mumbai City FC defender has made several appearances for the Indian National Team and also won the SAFF Championship in 2015-16 and he is second Shillong Lajong product after Rocus Lamare to play for the Indian National team.

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The 29-year-old India international Aiborlang Khongjee, who began his career in Indian Football at Lajong in 2005 and has been widely applauded for his skilful abilities in the back four as well as in the defensive midfield position.

And the defender is back again to defend the Shillong Lajong’s goal as the Shillong based I league club Shillong Lajong FC has recently re-signed their former Captain, Aiborlang Khongjee for the Hero I-League 2016-17 Season.

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And after confirming the sign, the India international defender Khongjee said, “I am happy to be back in Lajong this year for the third consecutive I-League season. The team is currently doing well and it is very nice to see many youngsters playing very good football. I will do everything I can to help the team finish in a good position this season and I wish to see all the fans come out to support us in the remaining matches at home.”

Head Coach Thangboi Singto said, “Aibor’s presence will surely help strengthen our young and talented defence. I hope that he will contribute to the team by giving good performances and be a mentor to our young players.”

 

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