|Full name||Seiminlen Doungel|
|Date of birth||3 January 1994|
|Place of birth||Bunglung village, Saikul, Manipur|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Jamshedpur FC(on loan from Goa)|
|2011–2012||East Bengal U-20|
|2013||→ Pailan Arrows (loan)||11||(2)|
|2014||→ NorthEast United (loan)||9||(1)|
|2015||→ Delhi Dynamos (loan)||7||(0)|
|2017–2018||NorthEast United FC||16||(4)|
|2021–||→ Jamshedpur FC (loan)||3||(1)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 January 2021|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16:10, 14 November 2019 (UTC)
Seiminlen Doungel (born 3 January 1994) also known as Len Doungel is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a forward for the club Jamshedpur FC on loan from FC Goa and the India national football team.
Born in Saikul, Manipur, Doungel started his career in the youth team of JCT before joining East Bengal of the I-League in 2011. During his first season with the club Doungel played only a few times before making his international cup debut for East Bengal in the AFC Cup on 9 May 2012 against Kazma. He started that match and played 72 minutes before being substituted off as East Bengal lost 2–1.
Pailan Arrows (loan)
On 11 January 2013, during the 2012–13 season, Doungel was loaned out to fellow I-League side Pailan Arrows for the rest of the season. He made his debut for the side the next day on 12 January against Air India. He played 88 minutes before being substituted off as Pailan Arrows drew the match 1–1. He then scored his first professional goal of his career for the club on 24 March 2013 against Mohun Bagan. He found the net in the 49th minute but could not help his side from losing 3–2 that match.
Return to East Bengal
For the 2013–14 season Doungel returned to East Bengal. He made his return debut for the club on 1 November 2013 against Salgaocar at the Kalyani Stadium. Doungel came on as a 71st-minute substitute for Chidi Edeh and then scored a 77th-minute goal for East Bengal, however, the club still went on to lose 3–2. He then scored his second goal of the season on 23 March 2014 against Rangdajied United after coming on as a 53rd-minute substitute for James Moga. East Bengal went on to win that match 3–1.
Doungel then finished his East Bengal career with two goals in two games. The first goal came against Pune on 19 April. His 75th-minute strike being the winner in a 2–1 victory for East Bengal. His second goal then came against United Sports Club on 28 April, being the last goal scored in a 3–0 rout.
On 5 May 2014, following the conclusion of the 2013–14 season, it was announced that Doungel had signed for Shillong Lajong who also play in the I-League. Len represented NorthEast United in the 2014 Indian Super League, scoring once. Len played regularly for Lajong during the 2014-15 I-League season, scoring once in the final round against former club East Bengal in a 5–1 win which secured Lajong's stay in the I-League for the next season.
Delhi Dynamos (loan)
On 23 July 2017, Doungel has been drafted to Northeast United FC for ISL season 4. On 6 January, Len scored his first goal in ISL-4 against FC Goa. He scored a hat-trick against Chennaiyin on 19 January making him the first Indian player to score a hat-trick in ISL-4 and also it was the first hat-trick of NorthEast United.
- As of 8 February
|Club||Season||League||Federation Cup/Super Cup||Durand Cup||AFC||Total|
|Pailan Arrows (loan)||2012–13||I-League||11||2||0||0||0||0||—||—||11||2|
|NorthEast United (loan)||2014||Indian Super League||10||1||—||—||—||—||—||—||10||1|
|Delhi Dynamos (loan)||2015||Indian Super League||8||0||—||—||—||—||—||—||8||0|
|NorthEast United||2017–18||Indian Super League||16||4||—||—||—||—||—||—||16||4|
|Kerala Blasters||2018–19||Indian Super League||18||2||1||0||—||—||—||—||19||2|
|Goa||2019–20||Indian Super League||12||1||0||0||—||—||0||0||12||1|
- Scores and results list India's goal tally first.
|1||14 November 2019||Pamir Stadium, Dushanbe, Tajikistan||Afghanistan||1–1||1–1||2022 FIFA World Cup qualification|
- Seiminlen Doungel at Soccerway
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