Nongdamba Naorem

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Nongdamba Naorem
Personal information
Full nameNongdamba Singh Naorem
Date of birth (2000-01-02) 2 January 2000 (age 21)
Place of birth Wabagai, Manipur, India
Position(s) Winger
Club information
Current team
ATK Mohun Bagan
Number 16
Youth career
2015–2016 DSK Shivajians
2016–2017 Minerva Punjab
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2017–2018 Minerva Punjab 2 (0)
2017–2018Indian Arrows (loan) 11 (1)
2018–2019 Kerala Blasters B 6 (1)
2019–2020Mohun Bagan (loan) 16 (2)
2020 Kerala Blasters 3 (0)
2020– ATK Mohun Bagan 0 (0)
National team
2017 India U17 6 (1)
2017 India U20 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 9:03, 29 December 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 March 2020

Nongdamba Naorem (born 2 January 2000) is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a winger for ATK Mohun Bagan Football Club in the Indian Super League.

Contents

Club career

Youth and Early career

Born in Wabagai, Manipur, Nongdamba Naorem was part of the Minerva Punjab youth team. After the FIFA U-17 World Cup, Nongdamba Naorem was selected to play for the Indian Arrows, an All India Football Federation-owned team that would consist of India under-20 players to give them playing time, on loan from Minerva Punjab. [1] [2] He made his professional debut for the side in the Arrow's first match of the season against Chennai City. He came on as an 86th-minute substitute for Edmund Lalrindika as Indian Arrows won 3–0. [3]

A month later, on 26 December, Naorem scored his first professional goal of his career against Shillong Lajong. Nongdamba Neorem took the ball on the wing, proceeded to beat three Shillong Lajong defenders to get into the box, and then went past one more defender before slotting the ball home past the goalkeeper as Indian Arrows won 3–0. [4]

Kerala Blasters

In 2018 he was signed by Kerala Blasters on a three-year deal. He then became the part of the reserve team of the Blasters that competes in the I-League 2nd Division. [5] After making 6 appearances there, he was loaned to Mohun Bagan for getting some playing time. [6]

Mohun Bagan (loan)

Naorem was one of the key member of Mohun Bagan's I-League winning campaign under Kibu Vicuna. He made 16 appearances for the Mariners and also scored two important goals. [7] The deal was done with the swap of Subha Ghosh from ATK Mohun Bagan.

Return to the Blasters

In 2020, Kibu Vicuna took over the manager role at Kerala Blasters. He then also brought back Naorem from Mohun Bagan. [8] He made his debut for the Blasters against ATK-Mohun Bagan on 20 November 2020 which ended 1-0 in favour of ATK- Mohun Bagan. [9]

ATK Mohun Bagan

On 29 December 2020, ATK Mohun Bagan announced that they have signed Naorem from the Blasters on an undisclosed transfer fee plus the swap of Subha Ghosh. [10] [11]

International

Naorem scored the equalizer for India U-17 vs Chile U-17 in a friendly match in Mexico before the Fifa U-17 World Cup in India. [12] Naorem went on to represent the India under-17 side which participated in the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup. [1]

Career statistics

As of 25 March 2020 [13]
ClubSeasonLeagueCupContinentalTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Minerva Punjab 2017–18 I-League 200020
Indian Arrows (loan) 2017–18 11100111
Kerala Blasters B 2018–19 I-League 2nd Division 610061
Mohun Bagan (loan) 2019–20 I-league 16200162
Kerala Blasters 2020-21 Indian Super league 3030
Career total3840000384

International (Youth)

TeamAppsGoals
India U-17 61
India U-20 30
Career total91

Honours

Winners (1): 2019–20

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References

  1. 1 2 "Matos Names 25-member Indian Arrows Squad for Hero I-league 2017-18". The All India Football Federation. 29 November 2017. Archived from the original on 17 June 2018. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  2. "Minerva Punjab loaned players". Minerva Punjab (Twitter).
  3. "Indian Arrows 3-0 Chennai City". Soccerway.
  4. "Nongdamba Naorem provides moment of magic in Indian Arrows' 3-0 win over Shillong Lajong, watch video". Indian Express. 26 December 2017.
  5. "ISL: Kerala Blasters sign Nongdamba Naorem | Goal.com". www.goal.com. Retrieved 14 October 2020.
  6. "I-League: Mohun Bagan sign Nongdamba Naorem on loan from Kerala Blasters | Goal.com". www.goal.com. Retrieved 14 October 2020.
  7. Ganguly, Abhishek (19 March 2020). "Mature Naorem flourishes at Bagan". The Times of India. Retrieved 14 October 2020.
  8. "ISL: Kibu Vicuna heaps praise on Kerala Blasters duo Sahal Samad and Nongdamba Naorem". sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved 14 October 2020.
  9. "ISL 2020-21: Kerala Blasters vs ATK Mohun Bagan - Talking Points". Sportstar. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  10. "ISL Transfers Nongdamba Naorem Returns To Mohun Bagan, Subha Ghosh Goes To Kerala Blasters | The Fan Garage (TFG)". thefangarage.com. 29 December 2020. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
  11. "Young Indian Forward Subha Ghosh Joins KBFC". Kerala Blasters FC. 29 December 2020. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
  12. "U-17 football: India hold Chile 1-1". Times of India. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  13. Nongdamba Naorem at Soccerway