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Full name  Bijaya Gurung
Name  Bijaya Gurung
Playing position  Midfielder
Role  Football midfielder
Years  Team
Height  1.63 m
2005-2013  Nepal

Date of birth  (1985-10-11) October 11, 1985 (age 30) Birth place= pokhara nepal
Current team  Three Star Club (#7 / Midfielder)

Bijaya Gurung (Nepali: बिजय गुरुङ) is a Nepali team midfielder who currently plays for Three Star Club. Gurung was the last player in the national team from the first batch of ANFA Academy. He was considered one of the most skillful and talented player of his generation. Bijay, who started his professional football career from NIBL Friends Club in 2004. After spending one season with Friends, he joined Three Star and stayed there till 2009 winning ‘A’ Division League along with numerous knockout tournaments. After donning Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyagdi Club jersey for a season in 2010, Bijay returned to Three Star and helped the team lift League title for the second time.

International Football

He was the main creative midfielder for    Nepal.

Gurung was the key member of the U-19 national football team that cross the group stage of AFC U-19 Qualifiers for the first time in 2003.

He wore 7 number jersey for the national team. His debut was against India on December 8, 2005 during the Fourth SAFF Championship. He had a wonderful tournament in 2011 SAFF Championship. His last international match during group A qualifiers of AFC Challenge Cup at home turf against Palestine on March 6, 2013.

He declared his retirement after failing to make on the national squad for first time in 9 years during 2013 SAFF Championship. He gave the reasons of the recurring knee injury as well as the not able to maintain place in his own club Three Star.

References

Bijaya Gurung Wikipedia


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