Eugeneson Lyngdoh was amongst the seven players, namely Sandesh Jhingan, Saumik Dey, Pritam Kotal, Jackichand Singh, Cavin Lobo and Holicharan Narzary, who made their debut for India when the Blue Tigers faced Nepal in the first leg of the pre-qualifiers for 2018 World Cup.
The Bengaluru FC midfielder who has been in fantastic form this season under the guidance of Ashley Westwood scoring six goals this season for the southern club.
On being asked as to how life has changed for him in the last 10 days or so since been called into the national squad, the former Rangdajied United midfielder said, “The journey has been amazing. It's my first time playing for the national team which I've always dreamed of and under the coach [Stephen Constantine] I'm learning new things and I'm hopefully going to get better in coming days.”
He mentioned that the players gelled quickly in the national camp despite not having spent a lot of time together.
“Everyone wants to play football. On the field, it (football) just speaks by itself. We gelled well very fast in the few days that we have been camping together and everything looks very positive for us,” he remarked.