Robin Gurung is a technically gifted player who can play any role in the defence. He initially played football just for fun but once his potential was recognized, friends and seniors asked him to take it up seriously. He was part of the Namchi Sports Hostel set-up in south Sikkim and he shifted to the senior wing in Gangtok in 2008. Earlier, he was also a part of the Subroto Cup under-14 exposure trip to New Delhi.
Gurung has played for ONGC in 2009, Rangdajied United in 2011 and moved back to ONGC in 2012 before eventually moving to Shillong Lajong during the 2013-14 season. The versatile defender is comfortable in both right and left-back positions. Gurung has been with the Highlanders from Hero ISL 2014 and has made 16 appearances for them heading into the new campaign.
- First choice Left Back for NorthEast United FC in Hero ISL 2014.
- Played 11 games, contributing 28 tackles, 29 interceptions, 46 clearances and 12 blocks in ISL 2014.