Indian Super League side East Bengal Club have announced the re-signing of striker Thongkhosiem (Semboi) Haokip for the 2022/23 season.
29 year old Thongkhosiem Haokip, also known as Semboi Haokip, was born in Gangpijang, Manipur.
Haokip began his career with United Sports Association in Manipur before joining the Pune FC youth academy, going on to then play for the Pune FC first team and making a mark. He impressed in ISL 2015, scoring four goals in six matches for FC Goa, which included a hattrick against Mumbai City FC. Bengaluru FC then roped in Haokip in the 2017-18 season, where he was mainly used in the AFC Cup 2018, scoring thrice.
Haokip made seven appearances for the Blues during their ISL 2018/19 win and scored once. The striker added 14 more appearances to his tally in the 2019/20 season, scoring one goal. He made five appearances in the 2020/21 season for Bengaluru FC.
Then he joined SC East Bengal last season, making 12 appearances scoring two goals.
— Emami East Bengal (@eg_eastbengal) August 30, 2022