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Lajong face TRAU in I-League


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By Our Reoprter

Shillong, Feb 24: Shillong Lajong is geared up for an intense clash against TRAU in their upcoming I-League fixture, set to kick off today at 7 p.m.
The match will take place at Kalyani Stadium in Kolkata, marking Lajong’s next away game in the league.
With 22 points secured so far, Shillong Lajong enters this crucial encounter boasting a record of 6 victories, 4 draws, and 4 defeats from 14 matches.
Their recent triumph over Neroca FC has injected them with confidence as they strive for another positive result in the tournament.
Addressing the media during a press conference held on Saturday, Lajong’s head coach, Bobby L. Nongbet, expressed his anticipation for the upcoming match.
He emphasized the significance of each fixture in the fiercely competitive I-League and voiced his optimism for a favorable outcome to propel his team higher up the points ladder.
Coach Bobby further highlighted the return of several key players from injuries as a promising development for Lajong.
The availability of talents such as Phrangki Buam, Damaitphang Lyngdoh, and Douglas Tardin adds depth to the squad and provides more tactical options on the field.
On the other hand, TRAU finds themselves positioned 13th in the league standings, having secured 2 victories, 1 draw, and suffering 11 defeats in their 14 matches, accumulating a total of 7 points. As Shillong Lajong aims to secure all three points in the upcoming fixture, their objective is clear: to solidify their standing in the I-League points table.Football enthusiasts can catch the action live as the match will be broadcasted on various platforms including Eurosport India, the Indian Football YouTube Channel, and Fancode for OTT users.
With both teams eager to claim victory, the stage is set for an enthralling encounter as Shillong Lajong and TRAU battle it out on the field.In anticipation of a thrilling showdown, all eyes are on Shillong Lajong as they gear up to take on TRAU in what promises to be a fiercely contested battle. With both teams hungry for victory, football fans can expect an electrifying display of skill and determination on the field.
As the final whistle blows, the outcome of this match will undoubtedly have a significant impact on the standings, adding to the excitement of the ongoing I-League season.
The I-League, established in 2007 as a successor to the National Football League, serves as India’s second-tier professional football competition. Originally positioned as the nation’s premier league, its status shifted to the second tier following the introduction of the Indian Super League (ISL) in 2013. The league’s primary objective is to nurture and cultivate talent for the Indian national team.Thirteen teams participate in the I-League, engaging in a round-robin format where each team competes against the others twice, once at home and once away.
At the conclusion of the season, the team with the highest accumulated points is declared the champion.


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