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Goalkeeper Amrinder extends stint with Mumbai City FC

IANS  |  Mumbai 

has signed a new three-year deal with City FC, committing his future with the (ISL) franchise until May 2021.

Amrinder has consistently been a standout performer for City FC and has established his spot as one of the top goalkeepers of the country.

The 24-year-old joined City FC for the 2016 season of the ISL, initially on loan from Bengaluru FC. After joining in the second half of the season, Amrinder featured for Alexandre Guimaraes' side six times, conceding just thrice and winning the Golden Glove award in the process.

Unsurprisingly, the move was made permanent as Amrinder was the to be retained by the Islanders ahead of the 2017-18 season and subsequently, made a total of 16 league appearances.

Commenting on his contract extension, the Punjab-born said: "The last season and a half that I've spent here in Mumbai has been extremely fruitful for me on both, a personal and a professional front. So when an opportunity presented itself to extend my stay here at this wonderful club, I didn't have to think twice."

"I believe that the set up we have here at is top notch and that we're in the right direction. And moreover, the management, the staff and the fans have been extremely supportive and wonderful. I can't wait to get back on the pitch and win games with them and for them," he added.

said: "We are delighted to have retained Amrinder for the next three years. We believe he is the best in the country and has proved his worth over the last two seasons."

"He is hard-working, dependable and professional and the club is lucky to have secured his services for the next few years," Blah added.



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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 16:16 IST