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FC Goa retains Ahmed Jahouh for another year

IANS  |  Panaji 

(ISL) outfit on Thursday announced that had agreed to one-year contract extension. The new contract will see the Moroccan dawn the orange of again for the 2019-20 season.

In two seasons, Jahouh has carved out a niche of being one of the best passers of the ball has ever seen. Topping the passing charts in each of the last 2 seasons, the Moroccan has also been among the top when it comes to tackles and interceptions.

With him at the helm of affairs in midfield, the Gaurs qualified for playoffs in the last two seasons, finishing runners-up in the past one.

Speaking to, the Moroccan said: "I have loved playing in and under Sergio Lobera. Looking back, I would say coming to India, especially Goa, was one of the best decisions I have made. Away from the game, the fans have been fantastic. I would love to win them an ISL trophy and that's another big reason that I have decided to extend my stay for one more year."

Expressing his happiness at Jahouh's stay, told, "His performances speak for itself. Jahouh is undoubtedly one of the best midfielders in the country and we are ecstatic at having been able to extend his stay for another season."



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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 22:06 IST