(Last Updated on : 11-02-2015)
Holicharan Narzary is an Indian football player playing for Dempo Sporting Club. He is a young player who also played for Pailan Arrows and Goa
Early Life of Holicharan Narzary
Holicharan Narzary was born on 10th May in the year 1994 in Assam. He is an Indian footballer who plays as a Striker or Winger for Dempo Sports Club
in the I-League.
Early Life of Holicharan Narzary
Holicharan Narzary first started playing in his village situated in Kokrajhar
, where he represented his school. He soon started spending his evenings fine tuning his skills. After impressing in the school leagues, the then free-scoring winger was encouraged to attend a trial at a SAI Hostel nearby. Having made the cut there, he went on to represent Assam at the U-16 National Championships in Mahilpur. His talent was spotted by scouts at the tournament, and he earned a call to the India national under-16 football team squad, from where he graduated to the India National Under-19 football team.
Career of Holicharan Narzary
Holicharan Narzary joined for Pailan Arrows (then AIFF XI) before the 2010-11 I-League season. Holicharan Narzary made his professional debut on 15th May 2011 against eventual league champions Salgaocar coming on as a substitute before netting in his first goal at professional level in that very same game. He however could not stop Arrows lose 1-3 to Salgaocar Football Club (Salgaocar S.C
During the 2011-12 I-League season, Holicharan Narzary was not considered in the plans of new coaches of Sukhwinder Singh and Sujit Chakravarty as he only made seven I-League appearances and did not appear in the 2011 Indian Federation Cup however in Pailan's first match of the 2012-13 season Holicharan Narzary scored against Delhi United that led Pailan Arrows to a 2-2 draw in the 2012 Durand Cup, now led by Arthur Papas.
Professional Career of Holicharan Narzary
Holicharan Narzary started his professional season in the 2012 Indian Federation Cup against Dempo FC on 19th September 2012 by scoring a goal to give Pailan Arrows the lead in the 52nd minute, however the match ended 1-1 after Clifford Miranda scored the equaliser in the 60th minute. Holicharan Narzary then scored his second goal of the tournament against Shillong Lajong on 23rd September 2012 in the 17th minute as Pailan Arrows won 2-1 but were still knocked-out of the cup on points.
Holicharan Narzary in I League
Holicharan Narzary then scored his first two goals in the I-League in two seasons in the first round of the season against Mumbai F.C. with a brace on 6th October 2012 in the 34th and 76th minutes of the match at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata to help Pailan to an opening day win in 3-2.
Holicharan Narzary with Air India
Narzary then scored another goal in the next match against Air India at the Salt Lake Stadium on 11th October 2012 in the 41st minute to help Pailan Arrows win 2-1. Narzary did not score again however till 1st December 2012 against ONGC when he scored the winning goal for Pailan Arrows in the 25th minute which eventually lead to Pailan Arrows in 4-1.
Holicharan Narzary with Dempo Sports Club
On 26th October 2013 it was confirmed that Holicharan Narzary has signed for Dempo Sports Club on loan from IMG Reliance with three other players Alwyn George, Pronay Halder and Narayan Das. He made his debut for Dempo in the I-League on 1st November 2013 against Mohun Bagan at the Duler Stadium in which he came on as a substitute for Myron Fernandes in the 55th minute; as Dempo drew the match 0-0.
Holicharan Narzary in 2014 Indian Super League
Holicharan Narzary represented FC Goa during the 2014 Indian Super League.
Holicharan Narzary in Indian Football Team
Holicharan Narzary made his debut for the India U19s National football Team
on 31st October 2011 against Turkmenistan National Football team U19 in which India U19s won by 3-1. Holicharan Narzary then made his debut for the India U23s on 25th June 2012 coming on as a 39th minute substitute for Jeje Lalpekhlua against Iraq U23 in which India U23 lost 2-1.