ISL 2020-21: Jamshedpur sign Len Doungel on loan from FC Goa

Jamshedpur FC signs Indian international winger Seiminlen Doungel on loan from FC Goa until the end of the seventh season of Indian Super League (ISL 2020-21). The winger joined the Jamshedpur FC bio-bubble immediately after completing his loan move and will be wearing jersey no. 18 for the season.

Jamshedpur FC coach, Owen Coyle underlined the importance of bringing Len into the squad for the remainder of the season. He said, “Len is one of the most versatile wingers in the league. He is highly experienced, hungry to play and has proven his quality over the years. We want to keep pushing and qualify for the top 4 and we saw an opportunity with Len, who can help us achieve our aims.”

On signing for Jamshedpur, Len said, “Jamshedpur is a club that has shown a lot of ambition this season with a coach who has been doing great things for a long time. I am here to do my best for the club and help out the team, so we can achieve good results for the last part of the season and qualify for the play-offs.”

Len Doungel Career

Fondly known as Len, the Manipuri winger brings with him trophy-winning pedigree, having previously won the I-League in 2015-16 and Federation Cup in 2012 and 2017. He was runners-up in the AFC Cup in 2016 and also played an important role in the FC Goa team that finished top of the league in the 2019-20 ISL season, thereby helping them become the ISL Premiers (shield winners).

Len arrives at Jamshedpur with a wealth of experience. The 27-year-old has made 148 club appearances in his career so far across various teams like East Bengal, Bengaluru FC, NorthEast United, Shillong Lajong and FC Goa. He is also one of four Indian players to have a hat-trick to his name in the ISL. The man from Manipur joined the Gaurs in the summer of 2019, making 21 appearances in Orange, scoring 1 goal and notching up 1 assist.

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