Jerry Mawihmingthanga

Jerry Mawihmingthanga (born 9 March 1997) is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Odisha in the Indian Super League.

Jerry Mawihmingthanga
Personal information
Full name Jerry Mawihmingthanga
Date of birth (1997-03-09) 9 March 1997
Place of birth Mizoram, India
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Odisha
Number 17
Youth career
DSK Shivajians
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 DSK Shivajians 15 (2)
2016NorthEast United (loan) 1 (0)
2017–2019 Jamshedpur 28 (1)
2019– Odisha 4 (1)
National team
2015 India U19 3 (0)
2016– India U23 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 November 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 June 2017

Career

DSK Shivajians

Born in Mizoram, Mawihmingthana started his career with the DSK Shivajians Academy.[1] In March 2016, Mawihmingthana, along with teammate Lallianzuala Chhangte, went to train with Liverpool in England.[1]

Loan to NorthEast United

On 16 May 2016 it was announced that Mawihmingthana, along with Chhangte, would sign on loan for NorthEast United of the Indian Super League from DSK Shivajians.[1] He made his debut for the team on 7 October 2016 against Mumbai City. He came on in the 72nd minute for Rowllin Borges.[2]

Return to DSK Shivajians

After NorthEast United failed to qualify for the finals, Mawihmingthana returned to DSK Shivajians, only playing one match for NorthEast United.[3] He made his senior debut for the club in their first match of the season against Mumbai. He started and played the whole match as DSK Shivajians lost 1–0.[4]

On 11 March 2017, Mawihmingthanga scored his first professional goal against Mumbai. He found the net in the 83rd minute as DSK Shivajians went on to win 5–0.[5] He then scored his second goal of his career a month later against East Bengal on 17 April 2017. His 29th minute strike was the only goal in a 1–0 victory for DSK Shivajians.[6]

Jamshedpur

On 23 July 2017, after completing his season with DSK Shivajians, Mawihmingthanga was selected in the seventh round of the 2017–18 ISL Players Draft by Jamshedpur for the 2017–18 Indian Super League season.[7] He made his debut for Jamshedpur in their first ever match on 18 November 2017 against his former club NorthEast United. He started and played the whole match as Jamshedpur drew 0–0.[8]

On 17 January 2018, Mawihmingthanga scored his first competitive goal in the Indian Super League in a 2–1 victory against the Kerala Blasters. He opened the scoring just 22 seconds into the match, the fastest goal in Indian Super League history.[9]

International

Mawihmingthana has represented India at the under-19 level.[1] In July 2017, after his season with DSK Shivajians, Mawihmingthanga was selected to be part of the India U23 side.[10]

Career statistics

As of 7 November 2019[11]
Club Season League Federation Cup/Super Cup Continental Total
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
DSK Shivajians 2016–17 I-League15230182
NorthEast United (loan) 2016 Indian Super League1010
Jamshedpur 2017–18 16110171
2018–19 12000120
Odisha 2019–20 410041
Career total 4844000524

References

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