Sikkimese Footballer Robin Gurung announces retirement from professional Football.

Robin Gurung announces retirement through his Facebook profile.

The footballer posted, “Today I m officially announcing my retirement from professional football after playing for nine years in I-league and six years in ISL in total of fifteen years of professional football it’s time to set aside from.
He stated that injury is the reason for his retirement.

“After being injured it really hit me hard and was not able to give my cent percent is one the biggest reason of me quitting the professional game.”

He further writes, “I maybe retiring from the professional football but I will continue playing in home grown game and on time spared I will work towards the upliftment of football players in grassroot level. That would be my ultimate goal and payback towards the game that has given me lot which I m always thankful…#RG16”
In the Indian Super League, Robin Gurung, a professional football player from Tinkitam, Sikkim, defends for Jamshedpur.

In the year 2010, he made his I-League debut for ONGC. After 2013, he continued playing for Shillong Lajong.
He even spent four years, from 2014 to 2017, playing for the local team Northeast United in the Indian Super League.

Before retiring, he continued playing for East Bengal and then Jamshedpur.
In total, he participated in 46 games for the Indian Super League.

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