Know Your Lajong Player

Know Your Lajong Player

Know Your Player:

Name: Milan Basumatary | Date of Birith: 2.9.1997 | Squad Number: 16 | Position: Midfielder | State: Assam

• Milan Basumatary started playing football at the age of 10.
• He first played the U-14 State Level Football for Assam and has represented his state on many occasions.
• He joined the Sports Authority of India and played for them in the Subroto Cup in 2008 in New Delhi.
• He has also played the U-16 Sub Junior Mir Iqbal Hussain Trophy for Assam in Tripura.
• He went for the India U-15 Trial in Pune and was selected. He then went to Mumbai in 2013 for the India U-15 All Asia Nike Camp and Milan was one of the five players who was selected and received coaching from Barcelona coaches, Manchester United and Inter Milan.
• In 2013 he played the U-19 I-League for the AIFF Academy and were the runners up.
• In 2014, he again played the U-19 I-League and this time his team were crowned Champions.
• In 2014, he played for India U-18 Team in the Malaysia Friends International Cup.
• In 2014, he played for India U-19 and two players were selected to go for an exposure trip to Holland.
• In 2015, he played for the India U-19 Team in the Asia Champions Trophy and reached the semi-finals.
• He played the U-19 AFC Cup Qualifiers in 2015.
• Joined Lajong in December 2015.
• He made his I-League debut for Lajong on the 24th of January 2016 against Bengaluru FC in Bengaluru.

Know More About Milan:

• Inspiration in life: Mother
• Favourite Football Club in the World: Real Madrid C.F.
• Favourite Footballer in the World: Fernando 9 Torres
• Holiday Destination: Malaysia
• Favourite Movie: Bhag Milkha Bhag