Shillong Lajong announce nine signings

The new signings will also ply their trade in the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League...
Shillong Lajong announced the signings of nine Indian players for the forthcoming 2014-15 season.

Aiborlang Khongjee, David Ngaihte, Seimeinlen Doungel, Rehnesh Thumbirumbu Paramba, Alen Deory, Vishal Kaith, Issac Vanmalsawma, Joseph Lalfakzuala and Pritam Kumar Singh will don the Lajong colours and will also be part of the North East United FC.

Aibor had been the captain of the Lajong side in the past and returns to the club after spending two seasons at Mohun Bagan. Doungel joins the side from East Bengal where he has impressed in patches and is now in Czech Republic for an exposure tour before the Asian Games later this year.

Both David Ngaihte and Rehenesh Thumbirumbu Paramba had played for cross-town rivals Rangdajied United last season.

The other 5 players named above have played in the Under-19 AFC Cup qualifiers last year for India.

Assamese striker Durga Buro who joined Lajong in February 2014, has extended his contract with the Reds.\

"This is a step forward for the club and we are extremely delighted to have secured the services of these talented players. We feel confident that they will help us achieve our targets in the upcoming season," Shillong Lajong gaffer Thangboi Singto remarked.