Munmun Lugun

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Munmun Lugun
Personal information
Full nameMunmum Timothy Lugun
Date of birth (1993-05-05) 5 May 1993 (age 27)
Place of birth Delhi, India
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position(s) Left back
Club information
Current team
Punjab
Number 33
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
Simla Youngs
2012–2013 United Sikkim 24 (0)
2013–2014 Rangdajied United 18 (0)
2014 Delhi Dynamos 1 (0)
2015 Pune 10 (0)
2016 Minerva Punjab
2016–2017 Mumbai City 0 (0)
2017Mumbai (loan) 9 (0)
2017–2018 Delhi Dynamos 12 (0)
2019– Punjab 8
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 14 June 2020

Munmun Timothy Lugun (born 5 May 1993) is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a left back for Punjab FC in I league.

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Career

Born in Delhi, Lugun started his football career with Simla Youngs in the I-League 2nd Division. [1] He also captained his state youth team during the B.C. Roy Trophy in 2010. [2] In 2012 Lugun signed with United Sikkim for their 2nd Division campaign and helped the club earn promotion to the I-League. [3] He made his professional debut for the club in the I-League in their opening match against Salgaocar on 6 October 2012. Lugun started and played the full match as United Sikkim won 3–2. [4] By the end of the season, despite the club being relegated, Lugun himself started and played 24 of United Sikkim's 26 matches. [3]

After United Sikkim were relegated, Lugun signed with another I-League side, Rangdajied United. [3] He made his debut for the club on 22 September 2013 against Prayag United. He started and played the full match as Rangdajied United lost 2–0. [5] Then, after the 2013–14 I-League season, Lugun was selected by the Delhi Dynamos in the Indian Super League domestic draft for the inaugural season. [6] Lugun only made one appearance for the Delhi side during the season, on 28 November 2014 against Mumbai City. He started and played the full match as Delhi Dynamos won 4–1. [7]

On 22 December 2014, after the ISL season, Lugun signed with Pune for the 2014–15 I-League. [8] He made his debut for the side on 14 February 2015 against Dempo. Lugun came on as a 72nd minute substitute for Yumnam Raju as Pune and Dempo drew the match 0–0. [9]

On 25 March 2016 it was announced that Lugun would be part of the Minerva Academy squad in the I-League 2nd Division. [10] After the 2nd Division season, in September 2016 it was revealed that Lugun had signed with Indian Super League side Mumbai City. [11]

Career statistics

As of 18 February 2017 [12]
ClubSeasonLeagueLeague CupDomestic CupContinentalTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
United Sikkim 2012–13 I-League 24030270
Rangdajied United 2013–14 I-League 18020200
Delhi Dynamos 2014 ISL 1010
Pune 2014–15 I-League 100100
Mumbai City 2016 ISL 0000
Mumbai 2014–15 I-League 100100
Career total620005000620

Honours

Club

United Sikkim

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References

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  5. "Prayag United 2-0 Rangdajied United". Soccerway.
  6. Ghoshal, Amoy (22 July 2014). "ISL domestic player draft: Mumbai and Kerala pick four India internationals each". SportsKeeda. Retrieved 10 October 2016.
  7. "Delhi Dynamos 4-1 Mumbai City". Soccerway.
  8. Jitendran, Nikhil (22 December 2014). "Pune FC sign promising defender Munmun Lugun". Goal.com. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  9. "Pune 0-0 Dempo". Soccerway.
  10. "Minerva FC squad for 2nd Division Final Round". Punjab News Express. 25 March 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  11. "Forlan's firepower to spur up Mumbai City in ISL's third edition". New Indian Express. 27 September 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  12. Munmun Lugun at Soccerway