Nim Dorjee Tamang
FC Goa acquired defender Nim Dorjee Tamang on a short-term contract until the culmination of the ongoing 2023-24 season, on deadline day of the winter transfer window.
Nim Dorjee’s journey in football began at the prestigious Indian Air Force academy before his talents earned him a spot in the India U-16 national team. He honed his skills further in the youth setup of Shillong Lajong, gradually ascending to the first-team ranks.
His impressive performances saw him captain Lajong in his final season with them before embarking on a career in the ISL. The 28-year-old defender made his mark in the Indian top-flight with stints at FC Pune City and NorthEast United, where he played a pivotal role in guiding the latter to the ISL Cup playoffs during the 2020-21 season.
His tenure at Hyderabad FC that followed, further showcased his defensive prowess, culminating in the team’s triumphant Cup campaign.
Nim’s performances were also instrumental in the team’s commendable performance in the 2022-23 season, where they finished as runners-up in the race for the ISL Shield.