He has won many awards and accolades in his football career. He was the best player of the 1992 Subroto Cup, the youngest goal scorer for India in 1995, best player of the Calcutta Super Division 1995, the top scorer of the Calcutta Super Division 1995, top scorer of the first National Football League 1996-97, best player of the first National Football League, voted "Asian Player of the month" for the months of May 1999 and October 2002 and was the top scorer of the first Asean Club Championship 2003 in Indonesia.
He received the Sikkim State Award 1999 and the Arjuna Award in 1999. The Sikkim government has built a stadium - the Baichung Stadium in Namchi, the district headquarters, in his honour.
Last Updated on : February 3, 2014
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