NorthEast United part ways with Pragyan Gogoi
Pragyan Gogoi joined NorthEast United back in 2020.
Indian Super League (ISL) outfit NorthEast United have parted ways with local lad Pragyan Gogoi, the club announced through their social media handles today. Gogoi had been a part of NorthEast United since 2020 and now bids goodbye to his home club.
He becomes the third player to leave the Highlanders’ camp following the departure of forward Ibson Melo and defender Yaser Hamed. “#NEUFC and Pragyan Gogoi have mutually agreed to part ways. Wishing him all the good luck for his upcoming endeavours,” wrote the club.
Pragyan Gogoi’s career
Gogoi hails from the Sivasagar district of Assam. He began his career with the youth side of I-League outfit Shillong Lajong. Gogoi then moved to Kerala Blasters’ U-18 side and later got promoted to their reserve side. He played 13 games for Kerala Blasters’ reserve side and scored three goals in the process. He was also their captain.
The 25-year-old then made a switch to NorthEast United in 2020. He was signed by the then head coach Gerard Nus on a three-year deal. Pragyan made his debut for the Highlanders in a 2-1 win over Mumbai City FC when he came on as a replacement for Federico Gallego.
Pragyan Gogoi was named as one of the captains for NorthEast United. During his time with the Highlanders, Gogoi played 43 matches across all competitions. He has also provided two assists in the process. Pragyan has played six games in the ISL and four games in the Durand Cup this season for NorthEast United. He is known for his physicality and ability to play across various positions l- ike a defensive midfielder or a left midfielder.
NorthEast United’s season so far
The Highlanders have had a much better season in comparison to the recent years. They are currently in the top six with twelve points to their name. They will restart their campaign with an away clash against Jamshedpur FC on January 31.
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