Who is Mizoram Indian football player Malsawmfela, biography, age, height, position, hometown birth place and stats

Who is Mizoram Indian football player Malsawmfela, biography, age, height, position, hometown birth place and stats

Here is all you need to know about Indian football player Malsawmfela including his age, career, biography, team, records and more 

The 77th season of the Santosh Trophy began with Maharashtra defeating Mizoram in the first game of the final round group stage match at The Golden Jubilee Stadium, Yupia.

Who is Mizoram Indian football player Malsawmfela playing in the Santosh Trophy, biography, age, height, position, hometown birth place and stats

After a fierce struggle between the two teams in Group B, Maharashtra emerged victorious, 3-1. In a desperate attempt to find a counterbalance, Mizoram stepped up their attacks. Still, Himanshu’s run into the box and Deepak Patil’s assist in extra time meant that Maharashtra won.

Meanwhile, a picture of Mizoram player Malsawmfela is going viral on internet as the player receive a lot of comments, in positive and negative for his body physique. One wrote on X:

What is the role of Santosh Trophy in recent time in Indian Football Development if this kind of Players are selected by State FA. Waste of money & resources. Santosh Trophy must be Revamp.”

In responses, one replied:

If you had watched the game, he was one of their best players.”

Another replied:

Is there no Fitness requirement in Football? I believe they have Yo Yo test as criteria.”

One user in favour replied:


Whats the problem if he is the best player of the team. He is Malsawmfela former India International and played Asian Games, AFC U23, and U19 qualifiers for our country.”

Who is Malsawmfela?

Malsawmfela is an Indian football player who plays forward for Aizawl F.C. in the Mizoram Premier League. The 30-year-old was born in Aizawl, Mizoram, India on September 3, 1993 and measures 1.69 m (5 ft 6+1⁄2 in) tall.

A look at Malsawmfela’s career

Salgaocar of the I-League recruited Malsawmfela after he made an impression when touring with the India U16 team in England.

But after missing the 2009–10 I-League season with the team, Malsawmfela signed with Pailan Arrows (the AIFF XI), a new side whose objective was to develop a group of players capable of qualifying India for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

On December 30, 2012, he scored his first goal for the team in the 33rd minute to help Pailan defeat Hindustan Aeronautics Limited S.C. 2 to 1. On January 15, 2011, he then scored his second goal of the season in the ninth minute against Mumbai F.C. On April 3, 2011, he scored his third goal in the Bangalore Football Stadium in the 80th minute against HAL SC.


For the 2013 I-League 2nd Division season, he was loaned out while still with Arrows to DSK Shivajians. In order to provide Malsawmfela with the best opportunity to exhibit his skills, the Indian colts embarked on a two-month tour of the USA and England with their sights set squarely on the AFC U-16 Championship.

Over the course of the 25-day competition, Malsawmfela scored sixteen goals, taking the lead from the start in the Tour of USA in July, 2008. During their September tour of England, where they played the young teams of English powerhouses Manchester United and Everton, respectively, he carried on with his magnificent performance.

Malsawmfela was beginning to draw interest from big I-League clubs back home, but it was his performance against his beloved Manchester United young squad that cemented his reputation as the football player of the future in India.


Talking about his international career, when the under-16 squad travelled for a camp in the United States and England in 2008, Malsawmfela began his international career at the under-16 level.

On November 5, 2009, during the 2010 AFC U-19 Championship qualification match against Iraq’s U19s, Malsawmfela made his debut at the under-19 level.

When the U-23 team faced Myanmar in a pre-Olympic qualifier in February, he was selected for the game and scored the game-winning goal forty minutes into the first leg. He was included in the August U-19 team that competed in the Weifang Cup, however he was unable to score any goals throughout the competition.


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